New Hampshire Containers regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Containers: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container requirements: New Hampshire Regulations-Environmental Hazardous Waste (NH Regs. Env-Hw) 708.03(d)(1) and NH Regs. Env-Hw 707.03(a) (interim status)

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Empty container standards: NH Regs. Env-Hw 401.03(b)(20) and NH Regs. Env-Hw 401.03(h)

Federal organic air emissions standards: 40 CFR 264 Subparts AA, BB, and CC and 40 CFR 265 Subparts AA, BB, and CC (interim status)

Regulatory Agencies

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

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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.

State Requirements

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, ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
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