The New Mexico Environment Department Smoke Management Program (SMP) ensures prescribed burns are carried out safely. Certain prescribed burns must be registered through the Department. The SMP Guidance Document and other resources listed below provide information and tools on when and how to register prescribed burns.

Ventilation Category Waivers

The Air Quality Bureau has issued the following statewide waiver for both pile and broadcast burning. The waiver include conditions that must be followed for those burns. See the following documents for additional information on this waiver.

Contact the Smoke Management Program


Phone: (505) 476-4330

Toll-Free: (800) 224-7009, ext. 4330 (or ask for Smoke Management)

Fax: (505) 476-4375

Attention: Smoke Management Program

Air Quality Bureau

New Mexico Environment Department

525 Camino de los Marquez, Suite 1

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

Air Quality Bureau contacts

Find a list of Air Quality Bureau contacts below:

Air Quality Bureau contacts

Ph: 505-476-4300

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