New Mexico Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Mexico Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste storage facility rules: 20.4.1.500 New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) and 20.4.1.600 NMAC (interim status)

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On-site storage rules for generators: 20.4.1.200 NMAC and 20.4.1.300 NMAC

Regulatory Agency

New Mexico Environment Department (NMED)

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. New Mexico has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste storage rules, including those for on-site storage by generators.

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


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