New Hampshire Underground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Underground storage tanks (USTs): New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated (RSA) 146-C and regulations at New Hampshire Regulations Environmental-Oil and Remediation Programs (NH Regs. Env-Or) 400

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Applicability: NH Regs. Env-Or 401.02

Exclusions: NH Regs. Env-Or 401.03

Registration: RSA 146-C:3, NH Regs. Env-Or 404.01 to 404.05, and NH Regs. Env-Or 404.09

Permits: NH Regs. Env-Or 404.06 to 404.11

Recordkeeping: NH Regs. Env-Or 404.09

Operator training: RSA 146-C:17 to 146-C:21

Installation:

Approval and notification: RSA 146-C:7, NH Regs. Env-Or 407.01 to 407.04, and NH Regs. Env-Or 407.07

Installer certification: NH Regs. Env-Or 402.06 and NH Regs. Env-Or 407.05

Inspection: NH Regs. Env-Or 407.07

Testing: NH Regs. Env-Or 407.08

UST system design requirements:

Siting and separating distances: NH Regs. Env-Or 407.06

Design standards: NH Regs. Env-Or 405.01 to 405.12

Operation, Maintenance, and Testing:

Ongoing maintenance: NH Regs. Env-Or 406.01

Unusual operating conditions: NH Regs. Env-Or 406.04

Tightness testing: NH Regs. Env-Or 406.05 to 406.08

Leak monitoring equipment: NH Regs. Env-Or 406.02 and NH Regs. Env-Or 406.13

Equipment testing: NH Regs. Env-Or 406.09 to 406.12 and NH Regs. Env-Or 406.14 to 406.17

Inspections: RSA 146-C:19, NH Regs. Env-Or 406.18, and NH Regs. Env-Or 406.19

Delivery prohibition: RSA 146-C:14 to 146-C:16 and NH Regs. Env-Or 406.03

Closure: NH Regs. Env-Or 408.04 to 408.11

Variances: NH Regs. Env-Or 409.01 to 409.04

Financial responsibility: NH Regs. Env-Or 404.12

Petroleum Reimbursement Fund: RSA 146-D to 146-F

Regulatory Agencies

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Waste Management Division UST Program

New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office

Local governments and ...


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