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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New Hampshire has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste container rules as well as the federal empty container requirements. The federal organic air emissions standards are in effect in New Hampshire. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use containers must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees.
• Administration and enforcement. DES's Hazardous Waste Management Bureau administers and enforces the rules for hazardous waste containers in New Hampshire. EPA's Region 1 office enforces the federal organic air emissions standards in the state.
PERMITS AND FEES
New Hampshire has adopted the federal hazardous waste permit rules for facilities and added several more stringent rules in connection with transfer facility permits, limited permits, permit application information, ...