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

Click here for all NM Environment Department COVID-related resources

Please keep yourself and others as safe as possible by following social distancing and other public health orders. See the above link.

PSTB urges those submitting documents to the Bureau to do so electronically to PSTB.Inbox@state.nm.us. See below for more information, including information about notarizing documents by video.

Click here for public health orders and executive orders

Timely document submission

To allow for the continued timely review of submittals, the Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau is encouraging its customers to submit documents electronically to PSTB.Inbox@state.nm.us. In addition to submitting documents electronically, notarized documents and paper copies explicitly required by the regulations must continue to be submitted via mail. Note: Notarization can be done by video as outlined in Governor Lujan Grisham’s Executive Order 2020-039 (or use or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/COVID-Executive-Order-2020-039.pdf).

For documents too large to be transmitted by e-mail, please send a link to a cloud-based drive where staff may access the document.

Please direct questions by e-mail to the respective program manager and/or Bureau Chief:

  • Dana Bahar, Bureau Chief and Acting Reimbursement (CAF) Manager: Dana.Bahar@state.nm.us or 505-699-4007
  • Lorena Goerger, Remedial Action Program: Lorena.Goerger@state.nm.us or 505-670-9618
  • Joe Godwin, Prevention and Inspection Program: Joe.Godwin@state.nm.us or 505-699-4006
  • Antonette Cordova, Tank Operations and Support Program including Tank Fees, Tank Registration, A/B operator training, Certified Installer (AST, UST, and Junior Installer) and Qualified Tester: Antonette.Cordova@state.nm.us or 505-372-8154