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(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
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505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

New Mexico
Environment Department


Mission Statement: The Department’s mission is to provide the highest quality of life throughout the state by promoting a safe, clean and productive environment.

The New Mexico Environment Department was established under the provisions set forth in the Department of the Environment Act by the 40th. Legislature, enacted July 1, 1991 (Laws of 1991, Chapter 25).

In meeting the goals of our Mission, we are committed to:
Providing clear articulation of our goals, standards and expectations in a professional manner so that employees and the public can make informed decisions and be actively involved in setting priorities.

Promoting environmental awareness through the practice of open and direct communication and sound decision-making by carrying out the mandates and initiatives of the department in a fair and consistent manner.

Web Information Disclaimer

Information provided at the New Mexico Environment Department web site is intended to increase its availability but does not constitute a legal or official copy. While every care is taken to ensure that the information presented is correct, we can offer no guarantees that information is current or correct at the time that you read it or that it will suit your purpose. You are encouraged to verify the information presented before you use it. The New Mexico Environment Department accepts no responsibility for any loss or damages incurred through use or misuse of the information presented.

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of New Mexico or the New Mexico Environment Department. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the State of New Mexico or the New Mexico Environment Department, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Official copies of the regulations enforced by the New Mexico Environment Department are available at the State Records and Archives Center, 1205 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Phone: (505) 476-7900.

Harold L. Runnels Building // 1190 St. Francis Drive, Suite N4050 // Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 // tel (800) 219-6157, (505) 827-2855

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