Ohkay Owingeh does not tolerate illegal dumping within our Tribal Lands. This practice is illegal. Corrective action implemented to address this infraction is a fine of $1,000.00 per Law and Order Codes of Ohkay Owingeh PUBLIC NUISANCE 20-7-24 and LITTERING 20-7-25. Anyone in violation will be prosecuted.
Any person who shall knowingly locate sewage waste to be drawn off onto the pueblo land and permitting it to run over the surface of the land or into ditches, creek, and ravines, and dumping of raw waste, and a decree to take corrective means is ignored, shall be deemed in violation of the Ohkay Owingeh Law and Order Code and upon conviction thereof will be fined.