Ambient Air Quality Standards (New Mexico)

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Place New Mexico


   
Applies to States or Provinces New Mexico
Name Ambient Air Quality Standards (New Mexico)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province








Start Date 1995-11-30


















Program Administrator New Mexico Environment Department
Primary Website http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title20/20.002.0003.htm



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/aqb/


Summary

This regulation establishes ambient air quality standards for the areas of New Mexico under the jurisdiction of the Environmental Improvement Board. The maximum allowable concentrations of total suspended particulate in the ambient air are as follows: 24-hour average: 150 ug/m3; 7-day average:  110 ug/m3; 30-day average:  90 ug/m3; Annual geometric mean:  60 ug/m3. The maximum allowable concentrations of sulfur-containing air contaminants and for carbon monoxide are also listed.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Donald Flores
Department New Mexico Environment Department
Division Air Quality Bureau




Phone (505) 476-4359


Email donald.flores@state.nm.us
Website http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/aqb/
Contact Name James Nellessen
Department New Mexico Environment Department
Division Air Quality Bureau




Phone (505) 476-4315


Email james.nellessen@state.nm.us
Website http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/aqb/
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Environmental Improvement Act, NMSA 1978, section 74-1-8(A)(4)
Date Effective 1978
Date Enacted 1978


Authority 2: Air Quality Control Act, NMSA 1978, sections 74-2-1 et seq., including specifically, section 74-2-5(A) and (B)
Date Effective 1978
Date Enacted 1978

















References