New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste tank requirements: New Hampshire Regulations Environmental-Hazardous Waste (NH Regs. Env-Hw) 708.03(d)(2) and NH Regs. Env-Hw 707.03(b) (interim status)

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

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 the federal rules for tanks that store or treat hazardous waste. 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 hazardous waste tanks 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 tanks in New Hampshire. EPA's Region 1 office enforces the federal organic air emissions standards in the state.

State Requirements


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, permit application review process, facility location, and fees. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF ...

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New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Tanks Resources

Type Title
Checklists TSDF Tank System Inspection Form (EQP 5192)
Forms Daily Tank Inspection Log
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