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

 

Announcements

July 15, 2015, New Federal Rules - EPA’s updated underground storage tanks (UST) regulations are final and have been published in the Federal Register.  You can access these regulations via EPA’s website at www.epa.gov/oust/fedlaws/revregs.html. New Mexico is an approved program, and, therefore, the changes to the federal regulations will not be in effect until New Mexico adopts them. States with approved programs have three (3) years to adopt the regulations and seek program approval. 

The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau will be reviewing the new regulations and evaluating necessary revisions to the New Mexico Petroleum Storage Tank regulations (20.5 NMAC).

NEW EPA has posted two (2) new resources regarding these regulations.  They can be found at http://epa.gov/oust/pubs/implementtime.pdf and http://epa.gov/oust/pubs/compatbrochure.pdf

July 30, 2015, Las Cruces - The District 3 Las Cruces Office of the New Mexico Environment Department has relocated from 1170 N. Solano to 2301 Entrada del Sol in the vicinity of Young Park. The main telephone number (575-524-6300) will remain operational during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) during the move and throughout the month of August but will be deactivated in September. As of Friday August 7th, the new District 3 main telephone number (575-288-2050) will be activated. Direct dial staff phone numbers for the District 3 office will change following the move. Please call 575-288-2050 for referral to new staff phone numbers after August 7th.

June 19, 2015, Statewide -  The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau mailed out letters to all facility owners, on June 10, 2015, requesting Class A, B, and C operator designations for their facilities. If you received a “Class A,B, and C, Operator Designee and Tank Status”  request letter and have questions on how to respond please review these NEW frequently asked questions (“FAQs”).  If you have further questions please contact Antonette Cordova at (505) 476-4392.

June 15, 2015, Albuquerque - The District 1 Albuquerque Office of the New Mexico Environment Department relocated their offices during the last week of June 2015 from 5500 San Antonio Drive NE to 121 Tijeras Avenue NE, in the vicinity of Broadway and Tijeras.  NMED's District 1 Office is now located at the Springer Square Building on 121 Tijeras Avenue NE.  NMED’s main District 1 telephone line 505-222-9500 remains operational during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm).  Click here for more information regarding the relocation.

NOTICE regarding July 1, 2013 AST Upgrade Deadline, May 24, 2013.

Job Opportunities with the Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau

Please go to the State Personnel Office website, http://agency.governmentjobs.com/newmexico/default.cfm, for additional information and to submit your application.

JOB TITLE JOB NUMBER LOCATION CLOSING DATE
       

Current Certified Installers lists are now posted.

NOTICE: NEW ALTERNATE METHOD FORM  The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau has revised the (optional) Alternate Methods Request form, for use with 20.5.4.38, 20.5.5.23, and 20.5.6.24 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 on the PSTB webpage (www.nmenv.state.nm.us/ust) on the tab for “Forms.”

If you have any questions about the Alternate Methods Request form, please call Kalvin Martin, Prevention/Inspection Program Manager at 505-476-4390.

The Environmental Improvement Board approved revisions to PST Regulations (20.5 NMAC), filed February 16, 2012, that will be effective March 17, 2012.

 

PSTB UPDATES:

General announcements, RFP's, Meetings, etc.

 

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.

 

Key Staff

Dana Bahar
PSTB Chief
tel. (505) 476-4377
Kalvin Martin
Manager - Prevention/Inspection Program
tel. (505) 476-4390
Lorena Goerger
Manager - Remedial Action Program
tel. (505) 476-4385
Delia Flores
Manager - Reimbursement Section
tel. (505) 476-5555
Antonette Cordova
Manager - Tank Fee, Operator Training and Installer Certification
tel. (505) 476-4392

 

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Offices in New Mexico

Albuquerque PSTB [District 1]
121 Tijeras Avenue NE- Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel. (505) 222-9558 Fax. (505) 222-9508

Farmington [District 2]
3400 Messina Drive, suite 5000
Farmington,NM 87402 Tel. (505) 566-9745

Las Cruces [District 3]
2301 Entrada del Sol, Las Cruces, NM 88001
Tel. (575) 524-6300 Fax. (575) 526-3891

Las Vegas [District 2]
2538 Ridge Runner Road Las Vegas, NM 87701
Tel. (505) 454-2808 Fax. (505) 425-6604

Roswell [District 3]
1914 W. 2nd St. - Roswell, NM 88201
Tel. (575) 624-6123 Fax. (575) 624-2023

 

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