Our mission is to protect and restore the environment and to foster a healthy and prosperous New Mexico for present and future generations. We implement our mission guided by four tenets:
Using the best available science to inform our decision-making in protecting public health and the environment.
Employing creative engineering and technological solutions to address environmental challenges.
Engaging communities and interested stakeholders in environmental decision-making outcomes.
Ensuring meaningful compliance with state regulations and permits; leveling the playing field through enforcement.