New Hampshire TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Hampshire TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit rules: New Hampshire Regulations Environmental-Hazardous Waste (NH Regs. Env-Hw) 301.01 to 304.31 and NH Regs. Env-Hw 702.05

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Permit modifications: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.25 and NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.26

Transfer facility permits: NH Regs. Env-Hw 104.60 and NH Regs. Env-Hw 303.02(a)

Limited permits: NH Regs. Env-Hw 302.05 and NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.04

Permit application:

Initiating the process: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.10

Permit application contents: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.11

Additional application information for new TSDFs: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.12

Recordkeeping: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.13

Permit duration: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.22(d)

Siting board approval: New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated (RSA) 147-A:4-a and NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.22(b)

Local approval: RSA 147-C:2, RSA 147-C:4, and RSA 147-D:5

Facility siting: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.08 and NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.09


State fees: NH Regs. Env-Hw 304.07, RSA 147-A:4(II), and NH Regs. Env-Hw 705.02(b)

Local fees: RSA 147-D:2 and RSA 147-D:3

Regulatory Agencies

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

New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Board (Board)

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 many of the federal hazardous waste permit rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), but not those for remedial action plans or standardized permits. In addition, the state adds several more stringent rules in connection ...

Read more about TSDF Permits