Regional Offices - Albuquerque


General Information

Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance

Albuquerque Region

1001 Indian School Road, NW, Suite 348

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

Phone: (720) 814-6167

States: AR, LA, NM, OK, TX

Please note this office is not a personal identification verification (PIV) card (also known as a credential, common access card, LincPass, smart card, badge, etc.) credentialing center. For these services, please contact your local Personnel Security Office or visit the GSA Credentialing website for assistance in locating a credentialing center.


Name Title
Becky Collins Regional Environmental Officer
Vacant  Regional Environmental Protection Specialist

Principal Program Areas

Principal program areas of the Regional Office include:

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

The Office assures compliance with NEPA through review of environmental documents and by providing environmental compliance consultation with bureaus.

Federal Project Reviews

The Office manages the Department's technical and policy reviews of the environmental and natural resource aspects of non-Interior projects and proposals through NEPA, FERC, and other environmental reviews in Region 6.

Emergency Response

The Office coordinates, provides leadership for, and promotes consistency in the Department's responses to incidents affecting natural and cultural resources and historic properties, lands and facilities under the Department's jurisdiction during and following oil discharges, hazardous substance releases, and natural disasters. This includes removals at hazardous materials sites under Superfund in Region 6 and representation of the Department on the Region 6 Regional Response Team and the U.S./Mexico Inland and Gulf Joint Response Teams.

Hazardous Materials Management

The Office may assist headquarters office to coordinate and oversee all remedial, corrective, and management actions of the Department involving hazardous material responsibilities under a variety of Federal and State statutes.

Staff Support to Secretary

The Office, through the headquarters office, advises the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management and Budget, and other top Departmental officials about policies, programs, and individual actions affecting natural resources and environmental quality in Region 6.

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