New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Air Quality Bureau

Air Monitoring Network

Newnet is a site for accessing information on radiation monitoring in and around Los Alamos. Visit the web site for additional information. Click on “Access Newnet Data” on this page for graphs of data.

For additional information on air quality in the border region, see Dave duBois’ blog at Dave is New Mexico’s State Climatologist.

Federal Land Managers (such as the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Fish and Wildlife Service) monitor smoke from some prescribed burns and wildfires. To find monitoring information for some of these, go to and choose a monitor to get real-time data.

Click here to go to the Library, where you will find technical reports and publications about air monitoring studies conducted by the Air Quality Bureau, as well as other publications published and distributed by the Air Quality Bureau.