New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Hazardous Waste Bureau


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
White Sands Test Facility

EPA ID#: NM8800019434
New Mexico ID#: 2399
Permit Issued: November 3, 2009
Permit Effective: December 3, 2009

The links below provide the index of records and links to records that are available electronically. Some records within the index may not be available electronically. If seeking such document(s) please submit an Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) Records Request indicating the document(s) you are seeking. The Records Request information can be found at the bottom of this webpage under NMED LINKS.
Facility Record Index
Facility Records

Hazardous Waste Permit
Permit Parts (modified November 2016)
Permit Attachment 1 – General Facility Description
Permit Attachment 2 – Permit Application Part A (modified December 2014)
     Topographic Map
     TSDF Areas
     Waste Accumulation Areas
Permit Attachment 3 – Contingency Plan (modified October 2019)
Permit Attachment 4 – Required Hazardous Waste Characterization Information
Permit Attachment 5 – Reserved
Permit Attachment 6 – Security Plan
Permit Attachment 7 – Inspection Plan
Permit Attachment 8 – Personnel Training Requirements
Permit Attachment 9 – Procedures for Handling Ignitable, Reactive, or Incompatible Waste
Permit Attachment 10 – Evaporation Treatment Unit (ETU) Closure Plan (modified May 2012)
Permit Attachment 11 – Fuel Treatment Unit (FTU) Closure Plan (modified May 2012)
Permit Attachment 12 – Waste Analysis Plan
     First part (pages 1 through 86)
     Second part (pages 86 to the end)
Permit Attachment 13 – Spill and Overflow Prevention Procedures
Permit Attachment 14 – Reserved
Permit Attachment 15 – Cleanup Levels
Permit Attachment 16 – Investigation Work Plan Submittal Schedule (modified May 2015)
Permit Attachment 17 – Investigation and Sampling Methods and Procedures
Permit Attachment 18 – Reserved
Permit Attachment 19 – Monitoring Well Construction Requirements
Permit Attachment 20 – Reporting Requirements
Permit Attachment 21 – ETU and FTU Drawings and Summary Description
Permit Attachment 22 – Lists of SWMUs and AOCs (modified December 2014)
Final Order