New Mexico
Environment Department

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

Solid Waste Bureau

Enforcement Program

The Solid Waste Bureau’s Enforcement Section inspects permitted and registered solid waste facilities, medical facilities, tire recycling and storage facilities, scrap tire generators, commercial haulers and scrap tire haulers.  The section also investigates complaints of illegal dumping and the mismanagement of solid waste or scrap tires; prepares enforcement actions, including Notices of Violation and Administrative Compliance Orders; processes tire recycling facility permits and scrap tire hauler registrations; and reviews various operations, special waste disposal management, contingency and waste excavation plans.

Report a Problem

Enforcement Areas

Enforcement Policies

Enforcement policies are shown on our Guidance Documents and Policies page.

For More Information

Contact: Chuck Akeley