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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

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General announcements, RFP's, Notices of meetings re update of NM's PST regulations, etc.
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**NEW**The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau has posted a Request for Proposals for the procurement of environmental investigation, emergency response and other services at state lead sites throughout New Mexico where threats to the public health or the environment exist and/or where public or private water supplies are threatened by petroleum hydrocarbon releases from leaking storage tank systems. Deadline is February 23, 2018, 3:00 pm Mountain Time. For more information, click here or on the Request for Proposals menu item at left to go to that page.

Proposed Regulation Revisions 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. All of the draft proposed parts of 20.5 NMAC are now posted on the Regulation Revisions page. The Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) has scheduled a hearing on the proposed regulations for Feb 21-23, 2018. For more information, please visit our PST Regulation Revisions webpage. For guidance on complying with existing regs and the new federal rules, see our Guidance Docs: AST and UST page.

Quality of gasoline, diesel, etc., and measuring devices are regulated by the Department of Agriculture. You can contact them here.

Job Opportunities with the Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau

There are no current openings. Please check back soon.

Please go to the State Personnel Office website,, for additional information and to submit your application. Enter the position # in the search field on that page.


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

Click here for Certified Installer lists

NOTICE: NEW ALTERNATE METHOD FORM  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 on this website by clicking “Forms” in the list at upper left.

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

For non-discrimination information, please go to our Announcements page by clicking here or clicking "Announcements" in the list at upper left.

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

Joe Godwin
Manager - Prevention/Inspection Program
tel. (505) 476-4390

Lorena Goerger
Manager - Remedial Action Program
tel. (505) 476-4385

Dana Bahar (acting); for info call (505)-476-4377
Manager - Reimbursement Section
tel. (505) 476-5555

Antonette Cordova
Manager - Tank Fee, Operator Training and Installer Certification
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) 222-9558 Fax. (505) 222-9510

Farmington [District 2]
3400 Messina Drive, Suite 5000, Farmington, NM 87402
Tel. (505) 566-9741; Fax (505)-566-9757

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

Roswell [District 3]
1914 W. 2nd St. - Roswell, NM 88201
Tel. (575) 624-6046 Fax. (575) 624-2023


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