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
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Environmental Scientist & Specialist – O
Position No. 10101695
Full-time environmental enforcement officer in Albuquerque needed to undertake work in Sandoval, Bernalillo, Valencia, Socorro, Torrance and Guadalupe Counties to assure compliance with the New Mexico Solid Waste Act, Recycling and Illegal Dumping Act, and associated Rules.
Successful candidate will use investigative and writing skills to conduct and document facility inspections or complaint investigations of solid waste or scrap tire mismanagement, including the collection of evidence, preparation of enforcement documents, and the review of special waste disposal management plans and various other operations plans. (Click for additional job description).
Applicants must apply no later than
March 15, 2014, at: www.spo.state.nm.us/
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The State of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Public Hearing for Southwest Landfill LLC
Permit Renewal and Modification
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
El Salón Ortega at the National Hispanic Cultural Center
1701 4th Street SW
The New Mexico Environment Department (Department) will hold a public hearing to consider the matter of the application by Southwest Landfill LLC (Applicant), 5816 Pajarito Rd. SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico for renewal and modification of the Southwest Landfill (SWLF) permit. The Applicant is seeking to renew the existing solid waste facility permit and obtain a permit modification for a lateral and vertical expansion at SWLF.
The hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in El Salón Ortega at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th St. SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Public comment will be taken starting at 5:30 p.m., or as specified by the Hearing Officer, on March 18.
The hearing may continue on the following day 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.
Now Accepting Applications for Recycling and Illegal Dumping Grant until 5:00 PM Friday, April 4, 2014
The New Mexico Environment Department is accepting applications for Tire, Illegal Dumping, and Recycling projects. All grant applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 4th, 2014. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis for the fiscal year starting on July 1, 2014 and ending on June 30, 2015.
Funds totaling $800,000 will be available from the Recycling and Illegal Dumping (RAID) Grant Fund to award to municipalities, counties, Indian nations, pueblos, tribes, land grant communities, solid waste authorities, and cooperative associations.
For more information regarding RAID Grants, contact Tim Gray at 505-827-0129 or by email at: email@example.com
2014 Operator Certification Course Schedule Established
Operator Certification Courses are held eight times per year.
The Solid Waste Bureau offers the following courses twice a year:
This year courses will be taught in Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Farmington, Moriarty, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, and Silver City.
Contact us: Solid Waste Bureau Staff