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SEMARNAT - SECRETARY OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES


Developing a State policy of environmental protection that reverses ecological deterioration and promotes sustainable use. SEMARNAT issues the Environmental Regulations for the Environmental laws, PROFEPA is the Prosecutor for the Protection of the Environment. Environmental Standards (NOM-SEMARNAT previously marked NOM-ECOL) are issued with the coordination of SEMARNAT and the DGN (Secretary of Economy department)

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        ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION

 

See - NOMs organized by categories

Law, Regulation, or Standard (NOMs)

Laws

 

PRICE

QTY
Federal Penal Code - TITLE XXV - Crimes against the Environment and Environmental Management (REFORM published June 7, 2013 - effective July 07, 2013) $35.00

The General Law of Ecological Equilibrium and Protection of the Environment. (LGEEPA)  last reform published January 16, 2014)

$110.00

General Law for the Prevention and Integral Management of Wastes (REFORM published Nov. 12, 2013 - effective Nov. 13,, 2013) $95.00

Federal Law of Environmental Responsibility ( NEW LAW published June 7, 2013 - effective July 07, 2013

Regulations

$95.00

REGULATION of the General Law for the Prevention and Integral Management of Wastes  Dec. 30, 2006 $95.00

Regulation of LGEEPA in the area of Prevention and control of Contamination of the Atmosphere. first published in the DOF November 25, 1988 – reforms published June 3, 2004 $45.00

Regulation of LGEEPA in the area of Environmental Impact.  updated with Reforms published April 26, 2012 $45.00

REGULATION of the LGEEPA in Matters of Self Regulation and Environmental Audits  Published in the DOF on April 29, 2010 – effective July 28, 2010 65.00

Regulation of LGEEPA For The Protection Of The Environment Against Contamination Originating From Noise Emission. $45.00

Regulation of LGEEPA For Ecological Planning and Organization. REFORMED SEPT 28, 2010 $45.00

Regulation of LGEEPA in matters of Recording of Emissions and Transfer of Contaminants  (includes AGREEMENT by which is determined the list of substances subject to reporting under Federal authority for the registration of emissions and transfer of contaminants)
 

NOM'S - STANDARDS
 are classified by number
$45.00

NOM-001-SEMARNAT-1996 That establishes the maximum permissible limits of contaminants in the discharges of wastewaters into national waters and resources. 110.00

NOM-002-SEMARNAT-1996 That establishes the maximum permissible limits of contaminants in the discharges of wastewaters to urban or municipal sewer systems. 85.00

NOM-003-SEMARNAT-1997 That establishes the maximum permissible limits of contaminants for treated wastewaters that are reused in services to the public. 49.95

NOM-004-SEMARNAT-2002, Environmental protection. Sludges and biosolids. Specifications and maximum permissible limits for contaminants for their best utilization and final disposition. 110.00

NOM-005-SEMARNAT-1997, that establishes the procedures, criteria and specifications for carrying out the best utilization, transportation and storage of bark, stems and complete forest vegetation plants. 45.00

NOM-006-SEMARNAT-1997, which establishes the procedures, criteria and specifications for the utilization, transportation and storage of palm leaves.
(Originally named NOM-006-RECNAT-1997 but as of April 23, 2003 – ECOL and RECNAT in the names of environmental standards are changed to SEMARNAT)
45.00

NOM-007-SEMARNAT-1997, that establishes the procedures, criteria, and specifications for carrying out utilization, transport, and storage of branches, leaves or cactus leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds. Published in the Official Daily of the Federation May 30, 1997 45.00

NOM-016-SEMARNAT-2003 that regulates sanitarily the importation of new raw lumber  (This Standard will be cancelled and replaced with NOM-016-SEMARNAT-2013 on July 02, 2013) 45.00

NOM-016-SEMARNAT-2013, That regulates the phytosanitary importation of new sawn lumber.
Published in the DOF March 4, 2013 – and takes effect July 02, 2013
$45.00

NOM-022-SEMARNAT-2003, THAT ESTABLISHES THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION, SUSTAINABLE UTILIZATION AND RESTORATION OF COASTAL WETLANDS IN MANGROVE SWAMP ZONES. 110.00

NOM-034-SEMARNAT-1993 that establishes the measuring methods for determining the concentration of carbon monoxide in the air of the environment and the procedures for the calibration of measuring equipment. 45.00

NOM-035-SEMARNAT-1993, that establishes the measuring methods for determining the concentration of total suspended particulate matter in the atmosphere and the procedures for the calibration of measuring equipment. 45.00

NOM-036-SEMARNAT-1993,  that establishes the measuring methods for determining the concentration of ozone in the environment and the procedures for the calibration of measuring equipment. 45.00

NOM-037-SEMARNAT-1993 that establishes the measuring methods for determining the concentration of nitrogen dioxide in the environment and the procedures for the calibration of measuring equipment. 45.00

NOM-038-SEMARNAT-1993, that establishes the measuring methods for determining the concentration of sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere and the procedures for the calibration of measuring equipment. 45.00

NOM-039-SEMARNAT-1993 that establishes the maximum permissible levels of emission to the atmosphere of sulfur dioxide and trioxide and sulfuric acid mist, in manufacturing plants of sulfuric acid. 45.00

NOM-040-SEMARNAT-2002, Environmental Protection – Fabrication of hydraulic cement – Maximum Permissible Levels of emission to the atmosphere. 45.00

NOM-041-SEMARNAT-2006, That establishes the maximum permissible limits of emission of contaminant gases originating in the exhaust of automobiles in circulation that use gasoline as a combustible. (Published in the Official Daily of the Federation on March 6, 2007) 45.00

NOM-042-SEMARNAT-2003, That establishes the maximum permissible limits of emission of total or non methane hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and particulates originating from the exhaust of new automotive vehicles whose gross vehicle weight does not exceed 3,857 kilograms, that use gasoline, liquid petroleum gas, natural gas and diesel, as well as the emissions of evaporative hydrocarbons coming from the fuel system of said vehicles.  Published in the DOF Sept. 7, 2005.

65.00

NOM-043-SEMARNAT-1993  That establishes the maximum permissible levels of emission to the atmosphere of solid particulates originating from fixed sources. 39.95

NOM-044-SEMARNAT-2006, that establishes the maximum permissible limits of emissions of total hydrocarbons, non methane hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, particulates and opacity of smoke originating from the exhaust of new motors that use diesel as a combustible and that will be utilized for the propulsion of new automotive vehicles, as well as for new units with gross vehicular weight greater than 3,857 kilograms equipped with this type of motors. (published in the DOF on the 12th of October of 2006 – effective on December 12 of 2006) 45.00

NOM-045-SEMARNAT-2006, Environmental Protection. Vehicles in circulation that use diesel as a combustible. Maximum permissible limits of opacity, testing procedure, and technical characteristics of the measuring equipment. Published Sept. 13, 2007 75.00

NOM-046-SEMARNAT-1993 That establishes the maximum permissible levels of emission to the atmosphere of sulfur dioxide, sulfur trioxide vapors, and sulfuric acid, originating in processes of production of dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid in stationary sources. 39.95

NOM-050-SEMARNAT-1993 that establishes the maximum permissible limits of emissions of contaminating gases originating from the exhaust of automotive vehicles in circulation that use liquid petroleum gas, natural gas or other alternative fuels as fuel. 35.00

NOM-052-SEMARNAT-2005, that establishes the characteristics, the procedure of  identification, classification, and the lists of hazardous wastes. (published June 23, 2006 – effective Sept. 23, 2006) This NOM cancels and replaces NOM-052-SEMARNAT-1993,  59.95

NOM-053-SEMARNAT-1993 That establishes the procedure for carrying out the extraction test for determining the chemical compounds that make a waste hazardous by its toxicity to the environment. 29.95

NOM-054-SEMARNAT-1993 That establishes the procedure for determining the incompatibility between two or more wastes considered hazardous by the Official Mexican Standard NOM-052-SEMARNAT-1993 59.95

NOM-055-SEMARNAT-2003  that establishes the requirements that sites designated for the controlled confinement of stabilized hazardous wastes must meet. 39.00

NOM-056-SEMARNAT-1993, That establishes the requirements for the design and construction of the complementary works of a controlled confinement for hazardous wastes. 29.95

NOM-057-SEMARNAT-1993 That establishes the requirements that must be observed in the design, construction, and operation of controlled confinement cells for hazardous wastes. 29.95

NOM-058-SEMARNAT-1993 that establishes the requirements for the operation of a controlled confinement of hazardous wastes. 29.95

NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2010, Environmental protection – Native species of Mexico forest flora and fauna – Categories of risk and specifications for their inclusion, exclusion or change – List of species at risk. Published in the DOF Dec. 30, 2010 – effective  March 2, 2011 175.00

NOM-060-SEMARNAT-1994, that establishes the specifications for mitigating the adverse effects caused to the soil and bodies of water from forest utilization. 110.00

NOM-061-SEMARNAT-1994, that establishes the specifications for the mitigation of adverse effects to the forest flora and fauna from forest utilization. (May 13, 1994)
 
110.00

NOM-075-SEMARNAT-1995 That establishes the maximum permissible levels of emission to the atmosphere of volatile organic compounds originating in the process of water-oil separators in petroleum refineries.
 
CANCELLED – NOTICE OF CANCELLATION PUBLISHED MAY 23, 2012 IN THE DOF
30.00

NOM-077-SEMARNAT-1995, That establishes the measuring procedure for the verification of the levels of emission of the smoke opacity originating in the exhaust of the automobiles in circulation that use diesel as a combustible. 45.00

NOM-079-SEMARNAT-1994, That establishes the maximum permissible limits of emission of noise from new factory provisioned automotive vehicles and their method of measuring. 75.00

NOM-080-SEMARNAT-1994 That establishes the maximum permissible limits of noise originating from the exhaust of automotive vehicles, motorcycles, and motorized tricycles in circulation and the method of measurement. 75.00

NOM-083-SEMARNAT-2003, SPECIFICATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FOR THE SELECTION OF THE SITE, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, MONITORING, CLOSURE, AND COMPLEMENTARY WORKS OF A SITE FOR FINAL DISPOSAL OF URBAN SOLID WASTES AND WASTES REQUIRING SPECIAL HANDLING. $65.00
 

NOM-085-SEMARNAT-2011, ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION – MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE LEVELS OF EMISSION OF INDIRECT FIRED COMBUSTION EQUIPMENT AND THEIR MEASUREMENTS.

$95.00

NOM-086-SEMARNAT-SENER-SCFI-2005, Specifications of combustible fossil fuels for environmental protection. $50.00

NOM-081-SEMARNAT-1994 That establishes the maximum permissible limits of emission of noise from stationary sources and the method of measurement. Reform publishe Dec. 03, 2013 50.00

NOM-087-SEMARNAT-SSA1-2002  Environmental Protection – Environmental Health – Biological –infectious hazardous wastes – Classification
 
49.95

NOM-093-SEMARNAT-1995, That establishes the test method for determining the laboratory efficiency of the recovery systems for gasoline fumes in service and self service stations. 45.00

NOM-097-SEMARNAT-1995 That establishes the maximum permissible limits of emission to the atmosphere of particulate material and nitrogen oxides in the manufacturing processes of glass in the country.    49.95

NOM-105-SEMARNAT-1996, That establishes the maximum permissible levels of emissions to the atmosphere of total solids and total reduced sulfur compounds originating in the processes of recovery of chemicals from manufacturing plants of cellulose.  39.95
 

NOM-115-SEMARNAT-2003, that establishes the specifications of environmental protection that must be observed in the activities of drilling and maintenance of land oil wells for exploration and production in agricultural zones, livestock and untilled zones, outside of protected natural areas or forested lands. 65.00

NOM-117-SEMARNAT-1998, THAT ESTABLISHES THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FOR THE  INSTALLATION  AND GREATER MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS FOR  THE TRANSPORT AND DISTRIBUTION OF HYDROCARBONS AND PETROCHEMICALS IN  LIQUID AND GASEOUS STATE, CARRIED OUT OVER  EXISTING RIGHTS OF WAY LOCATED IN AGRICULTURAL, LIVESTOCK AND UNCULTIVATED ZONES. 45.00

NOM-120-SEMARNAT-1997,  That establishes the specifications of environmental protection for the activities of direct mining exploration in agricultural zones, livestock, or uncultivated lands and in zones with dry and temperate climates in which grow vegetation of arid tropical scrub and tropical deciduous forest, forests of conifers or oaks.  Published in the DOF Nov. 19, 1998, clarification published Jan 06, 1999, Modification published May 06, 2004 120.00

NOM-121-SEMARNAT-1997, That establishes the maximum permissible limits of emission to the atmosphere of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) originating from factory automotive painting of automobiles, multi-use vehicles, passenger vehicles, and utility vehicles; cargo and light trucks, as well as the method for calculating their emissions. 29.95

NOM-123-SEMARNAT-1998, That establishes the maximum permissible contents of volatile organic compounds, in the fabrication of solvent based air dry paints for domestic use and the procedures for the determination of the contents of the same in paints and coatings. 39.95

NOM-129-SEMARNAT-2006, Natural gas distribution networks. That establishes the specifications of environmental protection for the preparation of the site, construction, operation, maintenance and abandonment of natural gas distribution networks that are intended to be located in urban, suburban, and industrial areas, urban material support or support for services. 95.00

NOM-133-SEMARNAT-2000  establishes the procedures and timetable for eliminating the presence and use of PCBs in Mexico. 65.00

NOM-137-SEMARNAT-2003, Atmospheric contamination. Desulfurization plants of gas and bitter condensations. Control of emissions of sulfur compounds.
 
65.00

NOM-138-SEMARNAT/SS-2003, Maximum permissible limits of hydrocarbons in soil and the specifications for their characterization and remediation.  CANCELLED and replaced by the following:

NOM-138-SEMARNAT-SSA1-2012, Maximum permissible limits of hydrocarbons in soils and guidelines for the sampling in the characterization and specifications for remediation.     Was published in the DOF Sept. 10, 2013 – it took effect on Nov. 10, 2013 and cancels NOM-138-SEMARNAT-SS-2003

110.00

NOM-141-SEMARNAT-2003, THAT ESTABLISHES THE PROCEDURE FOR CHARACTERIZING MINE TAILINGS, AS WELL AS THE SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION AND PREPARATION OF THE SITE, PROJECT, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND POST OPERATION OF MINE TAILINGS DAMS.  220.00

NOM-143-SEMARNAT-2003,  That establishes the environmental specifications for the handling of congenital water associated with hydrocarbons. 65.00

NOM-144-SEMARNAT-2004,  That establishes the phytosanitary measures internationally recognized for wood packaging materials that are utilized in international commerce of goods and merchandise. 110.00

NOM-147-SEMARNAT/SSA1-2004, that establishes the criteria to determine the concentrations of remediation of soil contaminated by arsenic, barium, beryllium, cadmium, chrome hexavalente, mercury, nickel, silver, lead, selenium, thallium, and/or vanadium.
Published in the DOF on Feb 03, 2007 effective Feb 05, 2007
120.00

NOM-148-SEMARNAT-2006, Atmospheric Contamination. Recovery of sulfur from petroleum refining processes.  
Published in the Official Daily of the Federation Nov. 28, 2007
45.00

NOM-149-SEMARNAT-2006, That establishes the specifications for environmental protection that is to be observed during drilling and maintenance activities, and for the abandonment of oil wells in the Mexican marine zones. (Published in the DOF January 31, 2007)

95.00

NOM-150-SEMARNAT-2006, That establishes the technical specifications of environmental protection that must be observed during the activities of construction and preliminary evaluation of geothermal wells for exploration, located in agricultural, ranching, and uncultivated zones outside of protected natural areas and forested land. (Published in the Official Daily of the Federation  March 06, 2007 – effective on May 06, 2007) 95.00

NOM-156-SEMARNAT-2012, Establishment and operation of air quality monitoring systems.
Published in the DOF July 16, 2012 – Effective date July 16, 2013
 
$110.00

NOM-159-SEMARNAT-2011, That establishes the environmental protection requirements for the copper leaching systems.   Published in the DOF on Feb. 13, 2012 – effective date April 13, 2012 220.00

NOM-161-SEMARNAT-2011, That establishes the criteria for the classification of Wastes Requiring Special Handling and for determining which wastes are subject to a Handling Plan; the list of the same, the procedure for the inclusion or exclusion from said list; as well as the elements and procedures for the formulation of the handling plans.   (Published in the Official Daily of the Federation on February 1, 2013 – effective July 31, 2013 – reform published Nov. 12, 2013, 3rd paragraph added to 10.3 and a second paragraph added to 13.)

65.00

NOM-165-SEMARNAT-2013, That establishes the list of substances subject to reporting for the recording of emissions and transfer of contaminants.  Published in the DOF on Jan. 24, 2014 – effective March 25, 2014 65.00

FIRST LIST OF HIGHLY HAZARDOUS ACTIVITIES
SECOND LIST OF HIGHLY HAZARDOUS ACTIVITIES
45.00

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