New Hampshire Boilers and Industrial Furnaces: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) from hazardous waste combustors: 40 CFR 63.1200 to 63.1213 and New Hampshire Regulations-Environmental-Air Resources 505.01

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Hazardous waste burned in boilers and industrial furnaces: 40 CFR 266.100 to 266.112

Regulatory Agency

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Air Resources Division

DES Waste Management Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Federal rules governing the combustion of hazardous waste in boilers and industrial furnaces have been promulgated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Clean Air Act. Applicable boilers and industrial furnaces must comply with the RCRA standards and the source-specific NESHAP, also known as the maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standard, for hazardous waste combustors. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted New Hampshire RCRA authorization and delegated authority to establish standards to regulate MACT sources. For further information, see the national section BOILERS AND INDUSTRIAL FURNACES.

Administration and enforcement. DES's Air Resources and Waste Management Divisions administer and enforce the boiler and industrial furnace requirements in New Hampshire.

Additional Guidance


For information on the handling and disposal of used oil in New Hampshire, see the state section USED OIL MANAGEMENT.


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