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The Mining Act Reclamation Program (MARP) was created under the New Mexico Mining Act of 1993 to regulate hard rock mining reclamation activities for all minerals except the exploration and extraction of potash, sand, gravel, caliche, borrow dirt, and quarry rock used as aggregate in construction; the exploration and extraction of natural petroleum in a liquid or gaseous state by means of wells or pipes; the development or extraction of coal; the extraction of geothermal resources; smelting, refining, cleaning, preparation, transportation or other off-site operations not conducted on permit areas; or the extraction, processing or disposal of commodities, by product materials or wastes or other activities regulated by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Pending and Approved Mine Applications

Pending and Approved Exploration Applications

For more program-specific information, please see the FAQ page.

MARP Annual Reporting Forms For Mine Operators

Annual Report Form (Microsoft Word Version)

Annual Report Form (Adobe Acrobat Form)

Hardrock Statute and Regulations


Mining Act Reclamation Program Rules


Mining and Minerals Division Rules

Permit Requirements for Energy and Mineral Projects in New Mexico

Contact Information

Name Phone Number Email
David (“DJ”) Ennis, Program Manager (505) 372-8634
Kevin Barnes, Reclamation Specialist (505) 470-5354
Clinton Chisler, Uranium Reclamation Coordinator (505) 467-9589
Kevin Myers, Senior Reclamation Specialist (505) 490-0726
Alaina Osimowicz, Reclamation Specialist (505) 490-0967
Samantha Rynas, Reclamation Specialist (505) 216-8945
Anna Squires, Records Manager (505) 690-4260