New Hampshire Release Notification regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Release Notification: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Groundwater protection: New Hampshire Regulations Environmental-Water Quality (NH Regs. Env-Wq) 401.09

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Hazardous waste:

Hazardous waste generators: New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated (RSA) 147-A:11 and NH Regs. Environmental-Hazardous Waste (Env-Hw) 513.01 and NH Regs. Env-Hw 513.02

Hazardous waste transporters: NH Regs. Env-Hw 603.10

Oil spills: NH Regs. Environmental-Oil and Remediation Programs (Env-Or) 604.06

Solid waste facilities: NH Regs. Environmental-Solid Waste (Env-Sw) 1005.09

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): NH Regs. Env-Or 306.13

Underground storage tanks (USTs): NH Regs. Env-Or 406.10


Septage haulers: NH Regs. Env-Wq 1605.13

Sludge haulers: NH Regs. Env-Wq 805.12

Wastewater discharges: NH Regs. Environmental-Water Supply (Env-Ws) 401.15

Hazardous materials motor carriers: NH Regs. Safety Code (Saf-C) 605.01

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Waste Division Spill Response and Complaint Investigation Section

New Hampshire Department of Safety (DOS)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New Hampshire generally follows the federal requirements for release notification. See the national section RELEASE NOTIFICATION for more information. New Hampshire has additional release notification and reporting regulations related to aboveground storage tanks (ASTs), underground storage tanks (USTs), oil spills, wastewater discharges, solid waste, and hazardous waste and hazardous ...

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New Hampshire Release Notification Resources

Type Title
Checklists CERCLA Release Reporting Checklist
Forms Spill/Release Report Form
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