New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Cleanup / Remediation Activities & Sites

NMED oversees the investigation and cleanup of environmental contamination in New Mexico, whether it originate from a spill, old industrial facilities, current operations, leaking underground storage tanks, or other sources. Cleanup assistance is available to communities, local and tribal governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals. Today’s contaminated properties can become tomorrow’s successful redevelopment stories.

Remediation is the act or process of removing contamination from the soil, groundwater, or other medium. The term “cleanup” is commonly used in referring to remediations. Cleanup typically is used a in broader context and may refer to activities such as using speedi-dry to recover oil from a roadway, or sorbent pads to collect oil from the water’s surface.
REPORT a spill, unauthorized discharge, or other environmental complaint.


Online Cleanup Data and tools:

Assessment & Cleanup Programs

Financial & Technical Assistance

Sites in the News


Fort WingateFort Wingate, a closed Army munitions depot, is undergoing cleanup under a RCRA permit. It started out as a cavalry outpost at its present location around 1880.

Cleanup Site lists
State Cleanup Sites

Voluntary Remediation Sites

New Mexico Superfund Sites