Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)
New Mexico
Environment Department
Radiation Control Bureau

Our mission is to control the beneficial uses of ionizing radiation, while providing for protection against intrinsic hazards that it can pose to workers, the public, and the environment.  The Bureau regulates uses of sources of radioactivity and radiation under the statutory authority of the New Mexico Radiation Control Act (74-3-1 through 74-3-16 NMSA, 1978).


This website is intended for the use of the citizens of the State of New Mexico (USA), and the Bureau’s licensees and registrants.  We welcome all suggestions that would improve its function.


Radiation Technical Advisory Council Meeting
Transcript of April 20, 2017 Proceeding

 Proposed Revisions of Radioactive Material Regulations Identified in Licensee Notification     

         Public Notice: The New Mexico Environment Department 4-20-17 RTAC Meeting

         Public Notice: The New Mexico Environment Department 4-20-17 RTAC Agenda

         Proposed amendment changes to be discussed

an amendment to 20.3.15 NMAC, Section 1502, 1506, 1515, 1518, and 1524

an amendment 20.3.12 NMAC, Section 9

an amendment to 20.3.7 NMAC, Section 700 and 703

an amendment to 20.3.4 NMAC, Section 416, 424, 425, 426, and 442

an amendment to 20.3.1 NMAC, Section 7, 107, and 116

an amendment to 20.3.5 NMAC, Section 10, and 21

an amendment to 20.3.3 NMAC Sections 7, 301, 302, 304, 305, 307, 308, 310, 311, 313, 314, 315,  and 317  



Radon Test Kit (Click Here)

Important Opportunity to Dispose of Class A Radioactive Sources (Click Here)

Advisory Councils

Radiation Technical Advisory Council (RTAC)

Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Advisory Council (MIRTAC)

Boards and Commissions

Environmental Improvement Board (EIB)



Main Phone Number

(505)476-8654 FAX

For information regarding this page, contact Carl Sullivan of the Bureau at


Quick Contact:

Radiation Control Bureau
New Mexico Environment Department
Montoya Building
1100 St. Francis Drive Suite 2022
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 Contact Page

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

About Us Contact Us A-Z index Site Map Website Information NM Sunshine Portal