Governing Law and Regulations
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES)
DES Oil Fund Disbursement Board
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New Hampshire, like the federal government, can require companies to disclose confidential information on submissions to DES.
During an inspection of a facility by any duly authorized representative of DES, any analytical data collected by DES that might reveal trade secrets must be treated as confidential by the Department when requested by the owner.
As with the federal confidentiality guidelines, it is important in New Hampshire to claim confidentiality at the time the information is submitted. Contact the DES official who is responsible for the ...