New Hampshire Air - General regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Air - General: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

State implementation plan (SIP): 40 CFR 51 and 40 CFR 52.1519 to 52.1535

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Attainment status: 40 CFR 81.330

Air permits: New Hampshire Regulations-Environmental Air Resources (NH Regs. Env-A) 600

Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs): 40 CFR 61, 40 CFR 63, NH Regs. Env-A 501.01, NH Regs. Env-A 504.01, NH Regs. Env-A 505.01, and NH Regs. Env-A 1400

New source performance standards (NSPS): NH Regs. Env-A 501.01 and NH Regs. Env-A 503.01

Risk management program: 40 CFR 68

Pollutant transport: NH Regs. Env-A 2900

Regional haze: NH Regs. Env-A 2300

Climate change and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions: NH Regs. Env-A 2900, NH Regs. Env-A 3800, and NH Regs. Env-A 4600 to Env-A 4800

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Service's (DES) Air Resources Division (ARD) is responsible for administering and enforcing New Hampshire's air pollution rules. New Hampshire's air program is shaped by its state implementation plan (SIP), which details basic strategies for implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). As mandated by the federal Clean Air Act (CAA), each state must adopt and submit a SIP to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for approval.

Administration and enforcement. New Hampshire's air program is implemented and enforced by DES's ARD.

State Requirements



New Hampshire's SIP was officially submitted to EPA in January 1972 and is frequently ...

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