Governing Law and Regulations
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 ...