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  • Permitting of Fire Pumps as Exempt Units through an Administrative Revision  - 

    Fire pumps represent a ubiquitous emission source at facilities of all types including data centers, oil refineries, residential buildings and manufacturing centers to name a few. These pumps function to provide pressurized water to sprinklers and »

  • Proposed Permit Waivers and Air Quality Nofiications for Certain Source Categories  - 

    The Environmental Health Department (EHD) at the City of Albuquerque (CABQ) has proposed a regulation, 20.11.39 NMAC, which will allow certain facilities, in the city of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, to apply for permit waivers. This proposed »

  • New General Condition for Excess Emission Reporting  - 

    Recently, the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) added a new General Condition to the regular and streamline New Source Review (NSR) and Title V permits. Prior to this change, reporting for excess emissions resulting from regulated sources »

  • Updates to Air Dispersion Modeling Guidelines  - 

    The New Mexico Air Quality Bureau (AQB) has revised their Air Dispersion Modeling Guidelines on August 8, 2017. There are several important changes since the previous September 1, 2016 version, which are described below.New Meteorological Data »

  • EPA Stormwater Construction General Permit: Low Erosivity Waiver  - 

    For several years, property developers and the construction industry have been required to obtain EPA Stormwater Construction General Permits for their construction projects. If your project discharges to waters of the United States and meets either »

  • Changes to Universal Application Forms and Submittal Requirements  - 

    There have been several updates and changes to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Universal Application forms. The most recent being that NMED will require UA forms submitted after August 1, 2017 to be printed double-sided. See section 1-I »

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