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The Air Quality Bureau protects the public health of New Mexicans and the natural beauty of the state by preventing the deterioration of air quality.

This is accomplished through the following activities:

The Air Quality Bureau has authority over air quality in all areas of New Mexico except in Bernalillo County and on tribal lands. The City of Albuquerque/Bernalillo Air Quality Division regulates businesses located in Bernalillo County and may be reached at 505-768-1972. Contact the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for air quality issues on tribal land.

Want to learn more about air quality information for your area? Visit https://aqi.air.env.nm.gov/. For updates on wildfire smoke forecasts and air quality alerts, visit IWFAQRP - outlooks (wildlandfiresmoke.net).

Contact us

Find a list of Air Quality Bureau contacts below:

Air Quality Bureau contacts

Ph: 505-476-4300

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