A Public Notice has been issued by the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) that pursuant to 126.96.36.1990.B NMAC a Voluntary Remediation Agreement has been proposed between the City of Las Cruces and NMED for a property at the southeast corner of west Griggs Avenue and Water Street in Las Cruces.
The agreement proposes actions to characterize and remediate contamination in soil vapor beneath the site. Potential contaminants include tetrachloroethylene (PCE), trichloroethene (TCE), dichloroethene (cis-1,2-DCE and trans-1,2-DCE), and vinyl chloride (VC) in soil vapor. To request more information, call NMED, in Santa Fe, at 505/827-2242.
The proposed agreement can be viewed online at https://www.env.nm.gov/gwb/NMED-GWQB-PublicNotice.htm or at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E Picacho Ave.
Prior to approval of this proposed Voluntary Remediation Agreement, NMED will allow until Dec. 14, 2020, to receive written comments and during which time a public meeting may be requested by any interested person. Requests for the public meetings shall be in writing and shall set forth the reasons why the meeting should be conducted. A meeting will be conducted if NMED determines there is significant public interest.
Comments on the proposed agreement and/or requests for a public meeting may be sent to NMED Ground Water Quality Bureau VRP, P.O. Box 5469, Santa Fe, NM 87502-5469. NMED does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or gender in the administration of its programs or activities.
To learn more, or file a complaint, go to https://www.env.nm.gov/non-employee-discrimination-complaint-page/.