New Hampshire Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plan rules for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): New Hampshire Regulations-Environmental Hazardous Waste (NH Regs. Env-Hw) 708.02(a)(10) and NH Regs. Env-Hw 707.03(a)(9) (interim status)

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Contingency plan rules for full quantity generators (FQGs): NH Regs. Env-Hw 509.02(a)(5)

Regulatory Agency

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Waste Management Division Hazardous Waste Management Bureau Hazardous Waste Compliance Section

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New Hampshire has incorporated by reference the federal contingency plan requirements applicable to large quantity generators for its full quantity generators (FQGs) and the federal rules for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) for the state's permitted and interim-status TSDFs.

Administration and enforcement. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services' (DES) Hazardous Waste Management Bureau administers and enforces the contingency plan rules in New Hampshire.

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