New Mexico
Environment Department

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

Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau

PSTB Main Address:
2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1
Santa Fe NM, 87505
Tel (505) 476-4397
Fax (505) 476-4374

Twitter: @NMEnvDep | #IamNMED

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Announcements and Job Openings

See below for information about State of New Mexico Rapid Hire event Dec. 11-14

CITY OF CLOVIS TO HOST PUBLIC MEETING DEC. 4 REGARDING PLUME REMEDIATION AT COMMERCE AND PRINCE

The City of Clovis has invited the New Mexico Environment Department Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau (NMED PSTB) to present information about recent site investigation activities associated with gasoline contamination identified in the area of Commerce and Prince.  NMED and their contractor will discuss recent soil and groundwater data obtained from the nine (9) new groundwater monitoring wells, as well as the proposed remedial approach.  The public meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m., December 4, 2019 at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Library located at 701 N. Main.  After the short presentation, PSTB and their contractor will be available to respond to questions.  Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the PSTB Project Manager, Renee Romero, at (575) 291-2109.

  • PSTB is now accepting applications for the New Junior Installer Certification Program
  • PSTB is now accepting requests for Qualified Tester

See our Tank Installer Certifications and Qualified Tester page for more information.

Job Opportunities with the Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau

Please follow this link for information about NM State Government’s Rapid Hire event December 11-14 *NOTE ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT/PSTB IS DECEMBER 11*: http://www.spo.state.nm.us/rapid-hire.aspx 

JOB TITLE POSITION #  LOCATION CLOSING DATE

Please go to http://www.spo.state.nm.us/ (scroll down to View Job Opportunities) for information and to apply for other jobs. State employees, please access Careers through your SHARE account. Enter the position # in the search field.

  • Beginning July 24, 2019, owners and operators must demonstrate that persons who perform tests on storage tank systems have the experience, training and education to perform tests as per 20.5.105.504 NMAC.
  • A complete pdf of the NM Petroleum Storage Tank regulations, 20.5 NMAC, and key laws is now available.

See our Regulations, Current and Proposed page for the two bullets above.

The NMED Farmington field office has moved. See bottom of page for new address.

Through a new program, loans may be available from the State Clean Water Revolving Fund for replacement, removal, or upgrade of storage tanks or remediation of releases. Please go to /construction-programs/clean-water-state-revolving-fund-cwsrf/ for more information. Applications are now being accepted year-round on an as-needed basis.

New regulations

New Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations, 20.5 NMAC, took effect July 24, 2018.
A new Part 123, CAF administration, of 20.5 NMAC took effect December 27, 2018.
Changes to 20.6.2 NMAC, including some ground water quality standards, took effect December 21, 2018. Please visit our Regulation Revisions webpage for more information.

Quality of gasoline, diesel, etc., and measuring devices are regulated by the Department of Agriculture. You can contact them here (scroll to Standards and Consumer Services).

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For non-discrimination information, please click or go to /non-employee-discrimination-complaint-page/.

PSTB Mission Statement

To reduce, mitigate and eliminate the threats to the environment posed by petroleum products or hazardous material or wastes released from underground and above ground storage tanks.

Science     |    Innovation    |    Collaboration    |    Compliance

Key Staff

Dana Bahar
PSTB Chief
tel. (505) 476-4377
Joe Godwin
Manager – Prevention/Inspection Program
tel. (505) 476-4390
Lorena Goerger
Manager – Remedial Action Program
tel. (505) 476-4385
Samuel Noble
Manager – Reimbursement Section
tel. (505) 476-5555
Antonette Cordova
Manager – Tanks Operations and Support Program (Tank Fees, Operator Training,
Installer Certification, Qualified Tester)
tel. (505) 476-4392

Offices in New Mexico

Santa Fe PSTB [District 2]
2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1 – Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel. (505) 476-4397 Fax. (505) 476-4374

Albuquerque PSTB [District 1]
121 Tijeras Avenue NE, Suite 1000 – Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel. (505) 222-9500 Fax. (505) 222-9510

Farmington PSTB [District 2] *NEW ADDRESS*1800 East 30th Street, Farmington, NM 87401
Tel. (505) 566-9741; Fax (505)-566-9757

Las Cruces PSTB [District 3]
2301 Entrada del Sol, Las Cruces, NM 88001
Tel. (575) 288-2050 Fax. (575) 526-6162

Roswell PSTB [District 3]
1914 West 2nd Street – Roswell, NM 88201
Tel. (575) 624-6046 Fax. (575) 624-2023