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Harold Runnels Building Room N2150
1190 St. Francis Drive - P.0. Box 5469 Santa Fe, 87502-5469
Phone: (505) 827-0197 Fax: (505) 827-2902

Auralie Ashley-Marx, Bureau Chief                            Organizational Chart

We promote and assure sound solid waste management practices that improve public health and protect New Mexico's air, land, and water
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Job Opportunity Available

TIRE RECYCLING COORDINATOR

The position is located in Santa Fe, Position No. 00012053, Environmental Science & Specialist – Advanced (“ESSA”), and is a Pay Grade 75.  The deadline to apply is December 27, 2014.  To apply, point your browser to www.spo.state.nm.us and click on “View Advertisements And Apply.”  Enter “00012053” in the Keywords search box, which will bring up this position.  Be sure to follow all instructions.

Job Description and Purpose

The purpose of the position exists to administer and assure compliance with the Recycling and Illegal Dumping Act and the Recycling, Illegal Dumping and Scrap Tire Management Rule. This position serves as the key point of contact for New Mexico's scrap tire management program, administers the tire recycling facility permit and scrap tire hauler registration programs, and coordinates or documents complaints of the illegal dumping or mismanagement of scrap tires. This position achieves these goals by providing guidance to the regulated community, serving as the Solid Waste Bureau's liaison with key representatives of local, state, federal, tribal and private sector entities, developing and conducting operator certification courses and educational workshops, processing scrap tire hauling, recycling, storage or civil engineering application permits or registrations, and by providing programmatic expertise and assistance to the Solid Waste Bureau's enforcement staff regarding complaint coordination, inspections, investigations, report writing and the preparation of informal and formal enforcement documents. This position works to assure the safe and effective use, recycling or disposal of New Mexico's scrap tires, with emphasis on the protection ground water, surface water and soil. This position also increases the Solid Waste Bureau's capacity to issue enforcement actions that create a deterrent to regulatory non-compliance and improves departmental performance measure compliance.

Proposed 2014 New Mexico Solid Waste Management Plan

Thank you for commenting on the NM Solid Waste Management Plan. The comments we received are being used in preparing the finalized Plan, to be released in December 2014.

Public Hearing to Consider the Matter of the Application by Northeastern New Mexico Regional Landfill--RESCHEDULED

The public hearing on the solid waste facility permit application for Northeastern New Mexico Regional Landfill, previously scheduled for November 17, 2014, has been postponed.  The public hearing has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 6, 2015, starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Wagon Mound Public Schools auditorium, 300 Park Ave., Wagon Mound, NM.  Public comment will be taken starting at 9:00 a.m., or at other times to facilitate public involvement as specified by the Hearing Officer, on January 6.  The public hearing may continue on the following day(s) as determined by the Hearing Officer.  In lieu of verbal public comments, written statements may be submitted for the record at, or prior to, the public hearing.  To view the complete Public Notice, please click on the links below:

Public Hearing to Consider the Matter of the Application by Taos Regional Landfill

The public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 15, 2015 in the Town of Taos Council Chambers, 120 Civic Plaza Dr., Taos, New Mexico.  Public comment will be taken starting at 5:30 p.m. on January 15 and as additionally determined by the Hearing Officer.  The hearing may continue on the following day(s) as determined by the Hearing Officer.  In lieu of verbal public comments, written statements may be submitted for the record at, or prior to, the hearing.

Contact us: Solid Waste Bureau Staff


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