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6 HDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2010 AHS, AMS students complete KIDS CAN program Animas High and Middle school students completed the KIDS CAN program put on by the NMSU Cooperative Extension service.This Ideas for cooking and nutrition with kids was presented by Mrs. Lori Rodrlguez. The classes completing KIDS CAN were 9th grade health, 12th grade, lOth and 11th business classes, and middle school study hall classes.The class included nu- trition facts and information each day as well as preparing a meal. The seniors were taught how to prepare quick nutritious meals in the dorm to avoid the freshmen 15. All classes were given the recipe of the items cooked for that day. Each stu- dent received a certification of completion when classes were finished. Animas Public schools would like to thank Lori Rodriguez for teaching these classes. Courtesy submission Hidalgo County 00HERALD 212 E. Motel Drive Suite B Lordsburg, NM 88045 $30 per year Name Address City, State, Zip Applications available for second round of CCF/Wellspring Sub-Awards Submitted by: TAMMY HOPKINS, HCHC Coordinator Written by WALLY LAWDER, Program Director, TWC's Well- spring Center Tae Wellness Coalition's Wellspring Center is pleased to announce thatapplications are now available for its second round of offering sub-awards and" technical assistance. These awards are available to nonprofit organizations in southwestern New Mexico. Applications will be accepted from May 17 to June 4, and awards will be announced in early July. This is the second of two rounds of awards. In the first round $75,000 in sub-awards were given out. Lordsburg-based Oasis Com- passion Services, a program of Lord's Living Water Lighthouse church, received a $15,000 award. The second round will of- fer a total of $105,000. in sub- awards. The Wellness Coalition (TWC) is able to offer these awards through a grant they re- ceived from the United States Department of Health and Human Services/Office of Community Services. It is entitled the Com- passion Capital Fund Demonstra- tion Program (CCF). The purpose of the CCF grant is to "build ca- pacity" of faith-based and com- munity organizations--in other words, to help them improve their ability to deliver the services they offer. This program will serve the four counties of southwestern New Mexico (Catron, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna). TWC anticipates offering 10 to 16 sub-awards, with the indi- vidual sub-award totals ranging from $2,500 to $15,000, for a to- tal of $105,000. All sub-award recipients will also receive free technical assistance consulting. TWC's Wellspring Center will be holding several orienta- tion sessions, including one'in Lordsburg, for organizations in- terested in applying for round 2 sub-awards or technical assis- tance. These are not mandatory for applicants, but are highly rec- ommended. They will be held in four different counties, and will be on: Monday, May 17, 2-4 pm, at The Wellness Coalition offices at 409 N Bullard St in Silver City. Tuesday, May 18, 10 am to noon, Deming (location to be announced) Tuesday, May 18, 2 pm to 4 pm, Hidalgo County Complex Meeting Room, Lordsburg Thursday, May 20, 1-3 pm, Catron County Health Council, Reserve Pre-registration is required. To register, call The Wellness Coalition at 534-0665 or email Wellspring @ wellnesscoalition.org Applications are now avail- able online at the Wellspring Cen- ter website: Hassenger appointed to PAC Jim Hsssenger, a Lordsburg resident, was recently appointed by Governor Bill Richardson to the Aging and Long Term Services Department Policy Advisory Council (PAC). Hassenger is cur- rently a member of the Non-Meto Area Agency on Aging Advi- sory Council representing Hidalgo County Senior Citizens. Courtesy photo LEGAL NOTICE LE( NOTICE AVISO PUBLICO DE PRESENTACION DE SOLICITUD DE LA AUTORIDAD DE RESIDUES S6LIDOS DEL SUROESTE (SWSWA) PARA MODIFICAR EL PERMISO DEL RELLENO SANITARIO DE RESIDUES SOLIDOS (MUNICIPALES/ESPECIALES) PARA ACEPTAR LODES (RESIDUES ESPECIALES) EN EL RELLENO SANITARIO REGIONAL DEL SUROESTE DE NUEVO MEXICO, EN SILVER CITY, NM De conformidad con la Secci6n 22 de la Ley sobre Residalos'S61idos de Nuevo M6xico (NMSA 1978, Secci6n 74-9- 22) a 43 (la "Ley") y 20.9.2-20.9.10 NMAC (las Normas), mediante la presente se comunica al p0blico y a dem&s personas y entidades afectadas, que la Autoridad de Residues S61idos del Suroeste (SWSWA, per sus siglas en inglds) ha presentado una solicitud ante la Oficina de Residues S61idos (SWB) del Departamento del Medio Ambiente de Nuevo Mdxico (NMED) para m0dificar el permiso de las instalaciones de residuos.s61idos (el Permiso) del Relleno sanitario regional del suroeste de Nuevo Mexico (Relleno sanitario). Los documento,s de Solicitud estar.n disp0nibles para su examen en las oficinas del Solicitante come aparece en la Secci6n 1 y en la direcci6n del Departamento del Medio Ambiente de Nuevo Mdxico, come aparece en la Secci6n 5 de ese Aviso. La informaci6n pertinente requerida per la Ley y las Normas es come sigue: 1. Nombre. direcci6n y telfono del Solicitante y persona de contacto. (a) Solicitante/Propietario del Relleno sanitario Regional del Suroeste de Nuevo Mxico: Southwest Solid Waste Authority (Autoridad de Residues S61idos del Suroeste) PO Box 2617 Silver City, NM 88061 (575)388-8051 (b) Persona de contacto sobre el Relleno sanitario: Mr. C:J. Law, Manager (575)388-8051 2. Fecha de inicio de la renovaci6n y modificacibn y horario de funcionamiento previstos El terreno en el que se encuentra el es propiedad de SWSWA. El Relleno sanitario es una instalaci6n existente para residues s61idos, que funciona con permiso expedido per el NMED en diciembre de 1994 y queen la actualidad acepta residues residenciales, comerciales y de construcci6n y demolici6n, asf come despojos, un residue especial comoze define en la Lay y las Normas. El Relleno sanitario continuard operando con el permiso existente hasta que el Secretario del NMED decida expedir, expedir con condiciones o denegar, el permiso de modificaci6n. El horario actual de funcionamiento en el Relleno sanitario es de 8:00 de la mafiana a 4:30 de la tarde, de lunes a sdbado, seg0n permita ta luz del dia. El Relleno sanitario esta cerrado los domingos, durante seis fiestas principales y tree dfas adicionales al afio. El Relleno sanitario puede operar fuera del horario de funcionamiento debido a la preparaci6n del lugar, inclemencias del tiempo, colocaci6n de la cubierta, proyectos especiales, construcci6n de-revestimientos, mantenimiento, monitoreo, etc. 3. Descripci6n de las instalaciones; a. Proceso general: El Relleno sanitario continuard recibiendo residues s61idos de transportistas comerciales y del p0blico en general. Los residues" s61idos se colocan y se compactan en unidades/celdas revestidas que cuentan con sistemas de control medioambiental, que incluyen, pero no est&n limitados e, un sistema de recolecci6n de lixiviado, revestimientos compuestos y controles para el manejo de aguas pluviales. AI final de cada dia laboral, la superficie de la zona de residues s61idos municipales (MSW, per sus siglas en inglds) se cubrir, con seis pulgadas de tierra come minimo, o con una cubierta diferente diaria aprobada per el NMED. Los residues especiales se procesan conforme al permiso aplicable y las Normas sobre residues s61idos. El Relleno sanitario tambien opera en el mismo lugar un Centre de Reciclaje y un Puesto para que el p0blico deje articulos de reciclaje. b. EmDlazamiento: El Relleno sanitario estb emplazado en 318 South RiCge Rd, Silver City, Nuevo Mexico c. Tamafio: El drea para (;lisponer de los residues s61idos en el relleno sanitario tiene aproximadamente 35+ acres, parte de una extensi6n total de 125 acres. d. Cantidad y oorcenta_ie de residues sblidos: El Relleno sanitario actualmente recibe aproximadamente 33,000 toneladas de residues s61idos al afio, y puede recibir mds o menos residues sdlidos dependiendo de las condiciones del mercado y oportunidades futuras de residues especiales. Aproximadamente un 89% son residues s61idos comerciales y residenciales y un 11% son residues de construcci6n y demolici6n, No se han recibido residues especiales. La cantidad y porcentaje p, odfan aumentarse en el future si creciera lademanda. e. TiDes de residues s61idos: El ReHeno sanitario continuard aceptando residues s61idos y residues especiales, incluyendo los siguientes residues no peligrosos: (i) Residues s61idos municipales residenciales; (ii) Residues s61idos comerciales; (iii) Residues de construcci6n y demolici6n; (iv) Despojos (residue especial) Adembs, el Relleno sanitario solicita la aprobaci6n para deshacerse de los siguientes residues especiales no peligrosos: (i) Lodes (residue especial) . f. Descrioci6n de la modificaci6n: El prop6sito de esta acci6n es obtener una modificaci6n del perrfiiso para aceptar lodes, un residue especial. Inicialmente los lodes procederfan de las plantas de tratamiento de aguas residuales (WWTP, segtn sus siglas,en ingles) de Silver City y de Bayard. En el future, los lodes podrian preceder de otras WWTP o de plantas de tratamiento de aguas. Inicialmente se preva que el Relleno sanitario aceptard aproximadamente de 160 a 230 toneladas de lodes al afio. 4. Pr0cedencia de los residues: Se prevd que la mayorl'a de los residues recibidos en el Relleno sanitario procedern principalmente de Silver City, NM y de los condados de Grant, Catron e Hidalgo, NM. Sin embargo, los residues depositados en el Relleno sanitario pudieran generarse fuera de estas gtreas. 5. C0mentados: Los comentarios relatives a la Solicitud deberdn enviarse al Solicitante, a la direcci6n citada en la Secci6n 1 de este Aviso y a: William Schueler NMED - Solid Waste Bureau 1190 St. Francis Drive, P.O. Box 5469 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-5469 Telafono (505) 827-2464 La Ley, las Normas y los Procedimientos de las Audiencias sobre Permisos est_n disponibles en la pagina web del Departamento en http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/SWB. ltc PUBLIC NOTICE OF FILING OF APPLICATION BYTHE SOUTHWEST SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY FOR A SOLID WASTE (MUNICIPAL/SPECIAL) LANDFILL PERMIT MODIFICATION TO ACCEPT SLUDGE (A SPECIAL WASTE) ATTHE SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO REGIONAL LANDF!t.L I N .SILVER CITy, NEW ME XI.CO - Pursuant to Section 22 of the New Mexico Solid Waste Act (NMSA 1978, section 74-9-22), and 20.9.3.2;'lM,e-itte Rules), notice is hereby given to the public and other potentially affected individuals and ent tes that the Southwest Solid Waste Authority (SWSWA) has filed an application with the Solid Waste Bureau of the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) to modify the solid waste facility permit (the Permit) for the Southwest New Mexico Regional Landfill (Landfill). The Application documents will be available for review at the Applicant's address as listed in Section 1 and at the New Mexico Environment Department's address as listed in Section 5 of this Notice. Pertinent information required by the Act and the Rules is as follows: 1. Name. Address and Phone Number of Applicant and Contact Person. (a) Applicant/Owner of Southwest New Mexico Regional Landfill: Southwest Solid Waste Authority PO Box 2617 Silver City, NM 88061 (575)388-8051 (b) Contact Person for Landfill: Mr. C.J. Law, Manager (575)388-8051 2 Anticipated Start-Up Date of Renewal and Modification and Hours of Operation The property on which the Landfill is located is owned by the SWSWA.The Landfill is an existing solid waste facility operating under a permit issued by the NMED in December, 1994 that currently accepts residential, commercial, construction and demolition waste, as well as offal a special waste as defined in the Act and the Rules. The Landfill will continue to operate under its existing permit until the NMED Secretary decides whether to issue, issue with conditions, or to deny the permit for modification. Current operating hours for the landfill are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday as daylight allows. The Landfill is closed on Sundays and six major holidays and three additional days.The Landfill may operate outside scheduled operating hours to accommodate site,preparation, inclement weather condi- tions, cover application, special projects, liner construction, maintenance, monitoring, etc. 3. Description of the Facility a. General Process;The Landfill willcontinue to receive solid waste from commercial haulers and the PUblic. The solid waste is placed pnd compacted in lined units/cells that are served by environmental control systems; including, but not limited to, leachate collection systems, composite finers and stormwater management controls. Special wastes will be processed in accordance with the permit conditions and applicable Rules. At the end of each working day, the working face of the of the municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal area will be covered with at least six inches of soil or an alternative daily cover as approvedby NMED. The Landfill also operates a public drop-off and recycling center on site. b. : The Landfill is located at 318 Ridge Rd, Silver City New Mexico. c. Size: The existing Landfill disposal area comprises approximately 35+ acres of a 125 acre tract. d. Quantities and Rate of Solid Waste: The Landfill currently receives an average of 33,000 tons of solid waste per year, but may receive more or less solid waste depending upon market conditions and future special waste opportunities. Approximately 89 % consists of residential and commercial solid waste and 11% is construction and demolition waste. No special waste has been received.The quantity and rate maybe expanded in the future as demand increases. e. Types of Solid Wastes:The Landfill will continue to accept solid waste and special waste, including the following nonhazardous wastes: (i) residential municipal solid waste; (ii) commercial solid waste; I (iii) construction and demolition debris; (iv) offal (special waste) In addition, the Landfill is requesting approval to dispose of the following non-hazardous special wastes: (i). sludge (special waste) f. Description of the Modification:The purpose of this action is to obtain a permit modification to accept sludge a special waste.The initial sludge waste streams would come from Silver City and Bayard wastewater treatment plants (WWTP's). In the future the sludge could come from other WWTP's or water treatment plants.The landfill is initially estimated to accept between 160-230 tons of sludge per year. 4. Origin of Waste. It is anticipated that the majority of wastes received at the Landfill will originate primarily from Silver City, NM and Grant, Catron and Hidalgo Counties (NM). However, waste disposed at the landfill may be generated outside of those areas. 5. Comments Questions or comments regarding the Application should be directed to the Applicant at the address provided in Section 1 of this Notice and to: William Schueler NMED - Solid Waste Bureau 1190 St. Francis Drive, P.O. Box 5469 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-5469 Telephone (505) 827-2464 The Act, the Rules and Permit Hearing Procedures are available in the Department's web page at: http:// www.nmenv.state.nm.us/SWB. ltc