2009 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 74 - Environmental Improvement.
Article 8 - Solid Waste Incineration
Section 74-8-3 - Exemptions.
A. Medical waste incinerators incinerating less than three tons per day and medical waste incinerators that were in operation as of July 1, 1989, are exempt from the provisions of Sections 74-8-1 and 74-8-2 NMSA 1978. Utility boilers that do not use solid waste as a primary fuel are exempt.
B. The prohibitions set forth in Sections 74-8-1 and 74-8-2 NMSA 1978 shall not apply to incinerators or the disposal of ash from incinerators that have interim status pursuant to the Hazardous Waste Act [Chapter 74, Article 4 NMSA 1978] and for which a permit application has been made under Section 74-4-4.2 NMSA 1978 to the environmental improvement division of the health and environment department [department of environment] prior to January 1, 1989.
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