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Proposed Hazardous Waste Regulations

Proposed Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations
A webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 9:00 am for the day to discuss the supporting information for the proposed regulation changes.  The Proposed Revised Fee Regulations (May 15, 2019) have been modified from the version provided in February 2019.
Proposed Revised Fee Regulations (May 2019)
Presentation for May 15, 2019 Webinar
Fee Summary Tables and Task Summary Tables

The New Mexico Environment Department is proposing to revise the Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fees (Fee Regulations), 20.4.2 NMAC.  An initial introduction to the proposed Fee Regulations was provided at a February 7, 2019 teleconference. 
Proposed Revised Fee Regulations (February 2019)


New Generator Rule
The Environmental Improvement Board (EIB), the promulgating authority for hazardous waste regulations, adopted the recent federal generator rules which have been incorporated by reference into the New Mexico Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 20.4.1 NMAC.  The Hazardous Waste Bureau is providing a New Rule Crosswalk to indicate the previous regulatory requirements and the newly adopted regulations.

Regulations Adopted
The New Mexico Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 20.4.1 NMAC became effective on December 1, 2018.

October 19, 2018 – The Environmental Improvement Board has adopted the proposed New Mexico Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 20.4.1 NMAC.  The Regulations will become effective on December 1, 2018. 

October 19, 2018 – Environmental Improvement Board’s Statement of Reasons and Final Order
New Mexico Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, 20.4.1 NMAC, as adopted (as filed and effective December 1, 2018)2018-10 20.4.1 – As Filed

Public Involvement Plan (June 2018)


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