Albuquerque Asphalt, Inc. announces its application submittal to the New Mexico Environment Department for a technical revision of Air Quality Permit #4308 for the modification of its sand/gravel /rock/crushing recycle facility. The expected date of application submittal to the Air Quality Bureau is November 30, 2022.
The exact location for the proposed facility, known as Terex Recycle Plant, is 1309 38th Street NE in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. It is part of the Rio Rancho Estates Block 80, Lots 20 through 25 (north of Palm Rd NE and west of Loma Colorado Blvd NE), in Section 7, Range 3E, Township 12N, of Sandoval County. The UTM Coordinates for the Terex Recycle Plant are
UTM 348,890 meters East and UTM 3,905,440 meters North, Zone 13 with NAD83 datum.
The proposed technical revision consists of replacement of the plant generator/engine per NMAC. The existing permitted engine (Unit 10) is a CAT C-9 engine (manufacture date 12/2/2004) will be replaced with a new more efficient CAT C-13 (manufacture date 2014) Tier 4 final engine. Emission rate from the new CAT C-13 engine will be less than the allowable permit emission rates for the CAT C-9 engine.

The estimated maximum quantities of any regulated air contaminant will be as follows in pound per hour (pph) and tons per year (tpy) and may change slightly during the course of the
Department’s review:
Pollutant: Pounds per hour Tons per year
PM 10 2.9 pph 5.6 tpy
PM 2.5 0.5 pph 0.9 tpy
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) 0.1 pph 0.2 tpy
Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) 4.0 pph 7.6 tpy
Carbon Monoxide (CO) 0.6 pph 1.2 tpy
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) 0.2 pph 0.3 tpy
Total sum of all Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) < 0.1 pph < 0.1 tpy
Toxic Air Pollutant (TAP) NA pph NA tpy
Green House Gas Emissions as Total CO2e n/a < 1,000 tpy

The standard operating schedule of the facility will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 6 days a week
and a maximum of 52 weeks per year. The maximum operating schedule of the plant is 12 hours
per day, 7 days a week, 3,836 hours per year. The maximum production rates are limited to 200
tons per hour and 767,200 tons per year.
Owner and operator of the facility is:

Albuquerque Asphalt, Inc.

P.O. Box 66450

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87193

If you have any comments about the construction or operation of this facility, and you want your comments to be made as part of the permit review process, you must submit your comments in writing to this address: Permit Programs Manager; New Mexico Environment Department; Air Quality Bureau; 525 Camino de los Marquez, Suite 1; Santa Fe, New Mexico; 87505-1816. Other comments and questions may be submitted verbally. (505) 476-4300; 1 800 224-7009.

With your comments, please refer to the company name and facility name, or send a copy of this notice along with your comments. This information is necessary since the Department may have not yet received the permit application. Please include a legible return mailing address. Once the Department has completed its preliminary review of the application and its air quality impacts, the Department’s notice will be published in the legal section of a newspaper circulated near the facility location.
Este es un aviso de la Agencia de Calidad de Aire del Departamento de Medio Ambiente de
Nuevo México, acerca de las emisiones producidas por un establecimiento en esta área. Si usted
desea información en español, por favor de comunicarse con la oficina de Calidad de Aire al
teléfono 505-372-8373.
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Observer: December 1, 2022