New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
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Public comment sought on draft Environmental Assessment for construction of the Northwest Area Office

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Northwest Area Office project for construction of a new regional office in Albuquerque.

The EA analyzes potential effects on physical, biological, and cultural resources and socioeconomic conditions that may result from the implementation of the project. The EA also incorporates other federal, state, and local environmental policies and regulations and is prepared in accordance with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Environmental Policy Act Handbook.

The draft EA can be found on the department website, Comments can be sent to and must be received by June 26.

Printed copies of the draft EA can be obtained by writing the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, One Wildlife Way, Santa Fe, NM 87507 to the attention of Isaac Cadiente, Environmental Compliance Specialist. For more information, please call (505) 476-8121.