Governing Law and Regulations
New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Air Quality Bureau Permitting section
Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. New Mexico’s air permitting program requires a permit for the construction or modification of any stationary source exceeding the established emissions thresholds. In addition, major sources are required to comply with the applicable provisions of nonattainment NSR and/or PSD. See the state section NEW SOURCE REVIEW for additional information on major source construction permitting requirements.
New Mexico has a single permitting program for the construction and operation of nonmajor sources. Therefore, applicable sources must operate in compliance with the terms and conditions of the construction ...