New Mexico Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Mexico Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator requirements: 20.4.1.200 New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) and 20.4.1.300 NMAC

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Land disposal restrictions: NMAC 20.4.1.800 and NMAC 20.4.1.801

Regulatory Agencies

New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Hazardous Waste Bureau

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. New Mexico has adopted by reference the federal rules for generators of hazardous waste.

· Administration and enforcement. NMED administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator regulations in New Mexico.


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