New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Disposal regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Disposal: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste disposal facility permit rules: New Hampshire Regulations-Environmental Hazardous Waste (NH Regs. Env-Hw) 301.01 to 304.31

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General disposal facility requirements: NH Regs. Env-Hw 702.01 to 702.13

Permit fees: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.07

Hazardous waste surface impoundment rules: NH Regs. Env-Hw 708.03(d)(3) and NH Regs. Env-Hw 707.03(c) (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: NH Regs. Env-Hw 708.03(d)(5) and NH Regs. Env-Hw 707.03(e) (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: NH Regs. Env-Hw 708.03(d)(7) and NH Regs. Env-Hw 707.03(g) (interim status)

Hazardous waste landfill rules: NH Regs. Env-Hw 708.03(d)(6) and NH Regs. Env-Hw 707.03(f) (interim status)

Land disposal restrictions: 40 CFR 268

Regulatory Agency

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

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 disposal rules for facilities and has added several more stringent rules.

Administration and enforcement. The DES Hazardous Waste Management Bureau administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal rules in New Hampshire.

State Requirements


New Hampshire's permit requirements for hazardous waste disposal facilities include the federal standards plus the state's additional rules requiring a permit application fee, various waste management fees, additional permit application information, and facility siting ...

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