Municipal Waste Combustion (New Mexico)

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EZFeed Policy

Place New Mexico

Applies to States or Provinces New Mexico
Name Municipal Waste Combustion (New Mexico)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator New Mexico Environment Department
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


This rule establishes requirements for emissions from, and design and operation of, municipal waste combustion units. "Municipal waste" means all materials and substances discarded from residential dwellings and similar types of materials discarded from institutional, commercial, governmental, and industrial sources.  The term does not include industrial process waste or hazardous wastes.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Donald Flores
Department New Mexico Environment Department
Division Air Quality Bureau
Address 1301 Siler Road, Building B,

Place Santa Fe, New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code 87507
Phone (505) 476-4359

Fax (505) 827-2902

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), (B) and (C)(3)
Date Effective 1978
Date Enacted 1978