Solid Waste Act (New Mexico)

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Place New Mexico

Applies to States or Provinces New Mexico
Name Solid Waste Act (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

Program Administrator New Mexico Environment Department
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The main purpose of the Solid Waste Act is to authorize and direct the establishment of a comprehensive solid waste management program. The act states details about specific waste management programs, permit requirements, penalties and solid waste assessment fees.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Auralie Ashley-Marx
Department New Mexico Environment Department
Division Solid Waste Bureau
Address Harold Runnels Building Room S2050
Address 2 1190 St. Francis Drive - P.0. Box 5469
Place Santa Fe, New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code 87502-5469
Phone 505-827-0197

Fax 505-827-2902


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

Authority 1: New Mexico Annotated Code 20-9
Date Effective 2007