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State Resources

New Mexico
The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) is the main environmental enforcement agency in the state. New Mexico closely follows federal environmental regulations.

Compliance Considerations

The following links provide New Mexico specific guidance and fact sheets for environmental compliance within the state.

Air – NMED air program page

Automotive – Automotive Recyclers Association NM specific fact sheets on auto related environmental topics

Hazardous Waste – NMED waste page with hazardous waste links to EPA guidance

Permits and Licenses - Permits for NM and federal regulatory programs

Resources for Businesses – NMED business assistance with environmental regulations

Solid Waste Bureau Compliance and Enforcement – NMED Solid Waste Enforcement page

Storage Tanks – NMED waste page with storage tank information

Universal Waste – NMED universal waste document

Water  – NMED water program page

Sustainability and Reducing Compliance Risk

Green Zia Environmental Leadership Program – NMED environmental leaders program

The state resources provide retail-relevant state regulatory information and resources. The State Matrices page has more detailed information on variations in key state regulations such as hazardous waste, consumer bag legislation, e-waste and more.