New Hampshire Fugitive Emissions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Fugitive Emissions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Fugitive particulate matter emissions: New Hampshire Regulations Environmental Air Resources (NH Regs. Env-A) 1002.01 to 1002.03

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Hot mix asphalt plants: NH Regs. Env-A 2703.01 and NH Regs. Env-A 2704.01

Visible emissions: NH Regs. Env-A 2103.02

Hot mix asphalt plants: NH Regs. Env-A 2702.02

Noise: NH Regs. Env-A 2201.01, NH Regs. Env-A 2203.03, and NH Regs. Env-A 2205.02

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New Hampshire has adopted the federal New Source Performance Standards and the national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants, which contain source-specific standards for the control of fugitive emissions. In addition, the DES has promulgated standards for the control of fugitive dust and visible emissions.

Administration and enforcement. DES's Air Resources Division administers and enforces the state's fugitive emissions regulations.

State Requirements


NH Regs. Env-A 1002.01 to 1002.03

Precautions, such as wetting, covering, shielding, or vacuuming, must be taken to prevent, abate, and control fugitive emissions from any activity with the potential for such emissions, including:

  • Commercial mining activities
  • Construction activities, including building, paving, sweeping, trenching, excavating, filling, or other activity associated with the building of streets, roads, highways, parking lots, shopping centers, or housing developments
  • Maintenance activities, including sweeping, vacuuming, or other activity involved with ...

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New Hampshire Fugitive Emissions Resources

Type Title
Forms Visible Emissions Observation Form (SFN-8441)
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