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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New Hampshire has its own requirements for the management of infectious (medical) waste. It is regulated by the state as a solid waste with special treatment and disposal standards. Transportation of infectious waste does not require manifests or licensing of transporters by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES), and infectious waste can be disposed of in a permitted landfill if the waste has been previously treated to meet the infectious waste disinfection standards and notification is given by the transporter to the receiving facility before disposal.
New Hampshire has not established regulations consistent with the federal guidelines for existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs) because the state has received approval of a negative ...