Hazardous Waste Management (New Mexico)

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EZFeed Policy

Place New Mexico

Applies to States or Provinces New Mexico
Name Hazardous Waste Management (New Mexico)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Fees
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator New Mexico Environment Department
Primary Website http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/HWB/hwb_org.html

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title20/20.004.0001.htm http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title20/20.004.0002.htm http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title20/20.004.0003.htm


The New Mexico Environment Department's Hazardous Waste Bureau is responsible for the management of hazardous waste in the state. The Bureau enforces the rules established by the Environmental Improvement Board.

These rules establish regulations for the management of hazardous waste, including standards for the identification and listing of hazardous waste, for generators and transporters of hazardous waste, for owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities, for specific wastes and such facilities, for land disposal restrictions, and for issuing, suspending, revoking, or modifying permits. A schedule of fees is provided for facilities seeking permits, currently permitted, or undergoing corrective action for past or present hazardous waste management activities. Fees paid are for deposit in the hazardous waste fund to meet necessary expenses in the administration and operation of the state hazardous waste program.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Steve Pullen
Department New Mexico Environment Department
Division Waste Management Bureau
Address 2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1

Place Santa Fe, New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code 87505-6313
Phone (505) 476-6000

Fax (505) 476-6030
Email Steve.Pullen@STATE.NM.US
Website http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/HWB/hwb_org.html

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

Authority 1: NMSA 1978, Sections 74-1-8 and 74-4-4 (as amended).
Date Effective 2000
Date Enacted 2000