NMED Public Outreach Meetings For January

NMED News:
As a friendly reminder, the New Mexico Environment Department will conduct public outreach meetings regarding the  proposed repeal of the New Mexico Ambient Air Quality Standard for Total Suspended Particulate, the development of a dust mitigation plan, and adoption of a fugitive dust rule.
These meetings will be held in Deming (1/9/2018), Las Cruces (1/10/2018), and Santa Fe (1/11/2018) where representatives of the Department will provide information regarding the repeal of the Total Suspended Particulate Standard, and background information and required elements of a dust mitigation plan and rule adoption. Also, the Department will solicit public input on the scope and objective of each action to guide the department in its efforts.
Public Outreach Meeting Schedule:
  • 5:30-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018, NM Department of Transportation, 2912 E. Pine St., Deming, NM 88030. Phone: (575).544.6530.
  • 5:30-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 10, 2018, NM Environment Department, 2301 Entrada del Sol, Las Cruces, NM 88001. Phone: (575).288.2050.
  • 2:00-3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 11, 2018, NM Environment Department, Air Quality Bureau, 525 Camino de los Marquez, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Phone: (505).476.4300.
If you plan to attend the meeting in Santa Fe, please notify Kerwin Singleton at (505).476.4350 or kerwin.singleton@state.nm.us. The Santa Fe meeting will also be presented as a webinar. A limited number of spots are available for the webinar; please contact Kerwin Singleton for the webinar link. 
For more information on blowing dust in New Mexico please visit our website at www.env.nm.gov/air-quality/dust-main-page/. For more information about mitigation plan requirements please visit www.epa.gov/air-quality-analysis/treatment-air-quality-data-influenced-exceptional-events.