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Air Quality Permits

Your business may impact the air quality in Albuquerque. Air Quality permits help businesses operate while protecting public health and our natural resources.


Compliance and Enforcement oversees asbestos removal in Albuquerque.

Asbestos removal is a regulated activity.

Fugitive Dust

Compliance and Enforcement helps minimize fugitive dust in Albuquerque.

Dust at construction sites can be managed.

Open Burn

Compliance and Enforcement helps minimize open burning in Albuquerque.

Burn piles larger than 3 square feet need a permit.

Stationary Source

Compliance and Enforcement regulate stationary source polutants in Albuquerque.

Stationary Sources of pollution may be regulated.


Pending Air Quality Permit Applications in Albuquerque – Bernalillo County

App # Name Comment On Comment Period Ends
3366 Kirtland Air Force Base Application Closed for comment.
3340 New Mexico Terminal Services, LLC Application Closed for comment.
3278-M1 ABCWUA North Valley Stockpile Application Closed for comment.
359-M4 Coreslab Structures (Albuquerque) Inc. Application, Draft Permit, Draft Technical Analysis December 18, 2019
1970-M1 Mechanical Engineering Building, UNM Application Closed for comment.
1971-M1 Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, UNM Application Closed for comment.
1972-M1 Family Practice Center, UNM Application Closed for comment.
1981-M1 Logan Hall, UNM Application Closed for comment.
1158-M2 Albuquerque Pet Memorial Service Application Closed for comment.
2097-M3 Sandia National Laboratories - Department of Energy Application Closed for comment.
0917-M5 Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute Application Closed for comment.
1729-M5 TempurPedic New Mexico Production USA Application December 8, 2019

View all Air Quality Notifications issued here.

Air Quality Notifications Issued in the Previous Month

Record # Facility Name Company Name Location Description
3398-AQN01 US Army Corp of Engineers HPI/GSA 4A, LLC (managed by Ares, LLC) 4101 Jefferson Plaza, 87109 770 HP natural gas fired emergency back-up engine
3393-AQN02 Nusenda Credit Union - Training Center Bldg "B" Nusenda Credit Union 4100 Pan American Fwy NE, 87107 165 HP diesel fired back-up emergency engine
3395-AQN01 APS Police Command Center Albuquerque Public Schools 940 Oak St SE, 87106 324 HP diesel fired emergency back-up engine
0788-AQN01 Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines 3601 Spirit Drive SE, 87106 1006 HP diesel fired emergency back-up engine

Applicable Regulations

View air quality regulations applicable to operators in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.