New Mexico Accumulation Time regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Mexico Accumulation Time: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Accumulation time requirements for generators: Large quantity generators: 20.4.1.300 New Mexico Administrative Code

Regulatory Agency
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New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Water and Waste Management Division Hazardous Waste Bureau Compliance and Technical Assistance Program

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. New Mexico has adopted by reference the federal accumulation time rules that allow generators to accumulate hazardous waste on-site without a permit for specific periods of time. See the national section ACCUMULATION TIME to review the specific time periods applicable to each type of generator. For generator on-site hazardous waste storage requirements, see the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE.

· Administration and enforcement. NMED’s Hazardous Waste Bureau administers and enforces the accumulation time regulations in New Mexico.


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