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University of New Mexico, Domenici Hall, 1101 Yale Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

The University of New Mexico requests a modification to their air quality permit in Application #1715-M1

The applicant is requesting to modify Permit No. 1715-RV1 with the following:

  • Replace the existing 900 HP natural-gas fired emergency engine with a new diesel-fired emergency engine rated at 1,102 HP that is subject to more stringent emission limits. The proposed engine would provide back-up power to the facility when there is a loss of commercial power. The applicant is requesting to operate the engine for 200 hours per year.
  • Install a natural gas-fired boiler rated at 3 MMBtu/hr to provide comfort heat. The boiler is considered an exempt source pursuant to Paragraph (3) of Subsection F of 20.11.41 NMAC.


Important Dates:
Comment Period Start Date:  June 24, 2022
Comment End Date: July 24, 2022
Decision Due Date: December 12, 2023

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