New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Waste Management Division Hazardous Waste Management Bureau Hazardous Waste Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New Hampshire incorporates by reference the federal closure and post-closure rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs).
In addition to complying with the general closure and post-closure standards, owners or operators of the various types of TSDFs have to meet closure and post-closure standards specific to their facility types. New Hampshire follows the federal rules specific to facilities using containers, hazardous waste storage tanks, hazardous waste landfills, land treatment units, and surface impoundments.
• Administration and enforcement. DES's Hazardous Waste Management Bureau administers and enforces the closure and post-closure rules in New Hampshire.