Governing Law and Regulations
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Water Division
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 has adopted by reference the federal leak detection rules for landfills, surface impoundments, hazardous waste storage tanks, and containers. See the national section LEAK DETECTION for details. New Hampshire also includes the federal leak detection rules and state-specific release detection requirements for underground storage tanks.
See the following related state sections for more information:
The national and state sections RELEASE NOTIFICATION review the state's leak response and reporting requirements.
• Administration and ...