New Mexico
Environment Department

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

Hazardous Waste Bureau

Proposed Hazardous Waste Regulations

Proposed Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations

Proposed Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fee Regulations, 20.4.2 NMAC

Proposed Annual Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations, 20.4.3 NMAC

 

Public Hearing on the proposed Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fee Regulations, 20.4.2 NMAC, and the proposed Annual Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations, 20.4.3 NMAC before the Environmental Improvement Board at 9:00 a.m. on December 20, 2019 at the State Capitol Building, Room 307, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico. 
Notice of Public Hearing (English)
Notice of Public Hearing (Spanish)
Proposed Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fee Regulations, 20.4.2 NMAC
Proposed Annual Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations, 20.4.3 NMAC

Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) Filings
Petition to Amend 20.4.2 NMAC and 20.4.3 NMAC of the Hazardous Waste Regulations and Request for Hearing
and attached Statement of Reasons

Proposed Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fee Regulations, 20.4.2 NMAC
August 29, 2019 – A meeting was held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 9:00 am at the NMED District 1 Office in Albuquerque, located at 121 Tijeras Avenue NE Suite 1000, to discuss and take comments on the proposed fee regulations.  At the August meeting the rulemaking process was discussed.  The rulemaking procedures are provided for this process – Rulemaking Procedures – Environmental Improvement Board, 20.1.1 NMAC 

July 26, 2019 – E-mail providing additional language, request for comments and reminder of August 29, 2019 meeting.

July 12, 2019 – E-mail announcing August 29, 2019 meeting and summary of July 10, 2019 meeting.

July 10, 2019 – A meeting was held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 9:00 am at the NMED District 1 Office in Albuquerque, located at 121 Tijeras Avenue NE Suite 1000, to discuss and take comments on the proposed fee regulations.

June 7, 2019 – E-mail announceing July 10, 2019 meeting and addition information on proposed language changes.

May 20, 2019 – E-mail providing information from the May 15, 2019 webinar and announcement of the July 10, 2019 meeting.

May 15, 2019 – A webinar was 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 (20.4.2 NMAC)  (May 2019)
Presentation for May 15, 2019 Webinar
Fee Summary Tables and Task Summary Tables

May 14, 2019 – E-mail reminder of May 15, 2019 webinar and presentation information.

April 17, 2019 – E-mail correction on proposed language on adjustment for inflation.

April 16, 2019 – E-mail providing proposed language on adjustment for inflation.

April 4, 2019 – E-mail providing announcement of the May 15, 2019 webinar meeting at 9:00 am.

March 22, 2109 – E-mail providing status on proposed revisions to the fee regulations.

February 8, 2019 – E-mail providing the redline-strikeout of the proposed revisions of the  Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fees, 20.4.2 NMAC.

February 7, 2019 – 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)

January 29, 2019 – E-mail reminder of February 7, 2019 teleconference 

January 8, 2019 – NMED sent an announcement by certified mail to the regulated community to announce the February 7, 2019 teleconference on the proposed revisions Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fees Regulations, 20.4.2 NMAC.


Public Involvement Plan for Adoption of Modifications to the Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fee and Annual Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations

 

Proposed Annual Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations, 20.4.3 NMAC
September 19, 2019 – New Mexico Environment Department provided an e-mail announcing the proposed revised Annual Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations 20.4.3 NMAC

September 2019 – The New Mexico Environment Department is proposing to revise the Annual Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations, 20.4.3 NMAC.
Proposed Revised Annual Fee Regulations, 20.4.3 NMAC
Frequently Asked Questions concerning the revised Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations (20.4.3 NMAC)
Comments on the proposed regulations can be provided to Janine Kraemer at janine.kraemer@state.nm.us or by mail at:
RE: Proposed Annual Fee Regulations
New Mexico Environment Department – Hazardous Waste Bureau
2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1
Santa Fe, NM 87505
 

Public Involvement Plan for Adoption of Modifications to the Hazardous Waste Permit and Corrective Action Fee and Annual Hazardous Waste Fee Regulations


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.