Governing Law and Regulations
New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Resource Protection Division Hazardous Waste Bureau
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. New Mexico adopts by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in New Mexico as of December 1, 2018. There are no additional state requirements.
· Administration and enforcement. The New Mexico Environment Department’s (NMED) Hazardous Waste Bureau administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator regulations in New Mexico.