NMED News: To use the secure file transfer service, applicants should use the new UA1 form available on the Air Quality Bureau website at https://www.env.nm.gov/air-quality/universal-application-2/. The form instructions allow users to designate that they want to use the file transfer service and provide the information for their contact who will transfer the files. Due to short regulatory deadlines, this option cannot be used for permits that must be issued within 30 days, such as any type of General Construction Permit (GCP), Notices of Intent (NOI), or technical revisions to any permit. After receipt of the paper application, the AQB will contact the applicant with an email invitation to set up the file transfer. The transfer service does not require applicants to set up accounts or use passwords in response to the request from AQB. The transfer request can also be forwarded from the recipient to another representative representing the company, such as a consultant. This option is available for permits with longer timelines, such as Title V permits, new NSR permits, and modifications to those permits. The AQB requires paper applications to include a CD or DVD with electronic copies of the application and supporting documents such as calculation spreadsheets. For some types of permits, the AQB will now allow applicants to submit paper applications and use our secure file transfer service to submit their electronic files instead of burning files to a CD. AQB is providing this alternative submission method as an option for applicants; paper applications can always be accompanied by CDs or DVDs. Direct questions about the secure file transfer process or to Kirby.firstname.lastname@example.org or 505.476.4322.