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The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau is in the process of revising the NM Petroleum Storage Tank regulations to adopt provisions of the new federal rules. For more information, please visit our PST Regulation Revisions webpage.


The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau has revised the (optional) Alternate Methods Request form, for use with,, and NMAC.  This form should be used by any tank owner, operator, or anyone representing them to apply for a variance for any requirement in Parts 4, 5 or 6 of the PST Regulations.  You may find the new form by clicking on "Forms" in the list at left, fifth down from the top, which will bring you to the Forms webpage of this site.

If you have any questions about the Alternate Methods Request form, please call your inspector or the Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau at 505-476-4397.


NMED does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age or sex in the administration of its programs or activities, as required by applicable laws and regulations. NMED is responsible for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning non-discrimination requirements implemented by 40 C.F.R. Part 7, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972. If you have any questions about this notice or any of NMED’s non- discrimination programs, policies or procedures, you may contact:

Kristine Pintado, Non-Discrimination Coordinator
New Mexico Environment Department
1190 St. Francis Dr., Suite N4050
P.O. Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM 87502
(505) 827-2855

If you believe that you have been discriminated against with respect to a NMED program or activity, you may contact the Non-Discrimination Coordinator identified above.



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