Smoke and Visible Emissions (New Mexico)

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Place New Mexico

Applies to States or Provinces New Mexico
Name Smoke and Visible Emissions (New Mexico)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator New Mexico Environment Department
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


This rule establishes controls on smoke and visible emissions from certain sources.  This rule is not intended to preempt any more stringent controls on smoke and visible emissions provided in any other air quality control regulation or in any local ordinance or regulation.

The owner or operator of stationary combustion equipment shall not permit, cause, suffer or allow visible emissions from the stationary combustion equipment to equal or exceed an opacity of 20 percent.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Donald Flores
Department Environment
Division Air Quality Bureau
Address 1301 Siler Road, Building B, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87507

Phone 505-476-4300
Phone 2 505-476-4359
Fax 505-476-4375

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

Authority 1: New Mexico Annotated Code 20.2.61
Date Effective 2002