New Mexico Air Permitting regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Mexico Air Permitting: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Notice of Intent (NOI): New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC)

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Construction permits:

Applicability: NMAC and NMAC

Application content: NMAC and NMAC

Action on applications: NMAC and NMAC

Major source construction permits:

Nonattainment new source review (NSR): 20.2.79 NMAC

Prevention of significant deterioration (PSD): 20.2.74 NMAC

Operating permits: NMAC to NMAC

Major source operating permits: 20.2.70 NMAC

Other state permits:

General permits: NMAC

Streamline permits: NMAC and NMAC

Other permitting considerations:

Portable source relocation: NMAC

Permitting requirements for the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board: 20.11.41 NMAC, 20.11.42 NMAC, 20.11.60 NMAC, and 20.11.61 NMAC

Regulatory Agencies

New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Air Quality Bureau Permitting section

Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board

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 New Source Review (NSR) and/or Prevention of Significant Deterioration (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 ...

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