NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico residents whose employment was affected by the closure of the San Juan Generating Station could be eligible for financial assistance. The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is now taking in-person applications for the Energy Transition Act Displaced Worker Assistance Fund.

According to the department, more than $12 million is available for those laid off from the San Juan Generating Station, Westmoreland San Juan Mine, AIMS or Savage Services. For more information on the act and details for applicants, visit the following link.

All applicants must bring:

  • Driver’s License, State Issued ID, or Tribal ID
  • Proof of residence currently or at time of layoff (gas, electric, water, auto insurance, or phone bill that shows your address)

To apply for aid, you must fill out an application in-person:

May 2-3, 2023
9am – 7pm
San Juan County McGee Park
41 Road 5568
Farmington, NM 87401

May 5, 2023
9am – 12pm
Nenahnezad Chapter House
50 Ft West
Fruitland, NM 87416