New Hampshire Leak Detection regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Leak Detection: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Landfills: New Hampshire Regulations Environmental-Waste Management (NH Regs. Env-Wm) 708.03(d)(6) and NH Regs. Env-Wm 707.03(f) (interim status)

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Surface impoundments: NH Regs. Env-Wm 708.03(d)(3), NH Regs. Env-Wm 707.03(c), and NH Regs. Env-Wm 353.09 (siting requirements)

Hazardous waste storage tanks: NH Regs. Env-Wm 708.03(d)(2) and NH Regs. Env-Wm 707.03(b) (interim status)

Containers: NH Regs. Env-Wm 708.03(d)(1) and NH Regs. Env-Wm 707.03(a) (interim status)

Release detection for underground storage tanks (USTs) without secondary containment: NH Regs. Env-Wm 1401.29

Solid waste landfills: NH Regs. Env-Wm 2505.12

Reporting and remediation of oil discharges: NH Regs. Env-Wm 1600

Regulatory Agencies

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.

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