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Each year, the NH Department of Environmental Services tracks bills that relate to DES programs or that otherwise might affect the agency in the New Hampshire State Legislature.

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Current DES Testimony Letters - 2014

The following are letters of testimony presented by DES at legislative committee hearings in the current legislative session.

HB 1151 establishing a committee to study the solid waste operator training program and financial assurance for corrective action at solid waste landfills [January 14, 2014]
HB 1197 permitting the construction of a dam at the natural outlet of Jenness Pond in the town of Northwood [January 21, 2014] [March 26, 2014]
HB 1209 relative to OBD II testing and the OBD II testing advisory committee [January 27, 2014] [April 14, 2014]
HB 1224 relative to best practices for the transmission of energy [February 18, 2014]
HB 1229 relative to the oil discharge and gasoline ether cleanup fund [January 14, 2014]
HB 1258 relative to fill and dredge permitting applications [February 4, 2014]
HB 1303 relative to the Cass Road dam in Epsom [January 21, 2014]
HB 1304 relative to the storage of fluorescent lamps at transfer stations [January 14, 2014]
HB 1305 relative to the definition of asbestos abatement [January 14, 2014]
HB 1312 establishing a committee to study off-shore wind energy development [January 28, 2014] [March 28, 2014]
HB 1340 exempting septic systems from certain requirements where there are grouted wells [January 23, 2014]
HB 1376 Establishing a committee to study pipeline safety and development in the state of New Hampshire [April 2, 2014]
HB 1383 relative to municipal monitoring of large groundwater withdrawals [January 23, 2014] [April 30, 2014]
HB 1443 relative to renewable portfolio standards [January 28, 2014]
HB 1467 relative to large groundwater withdrawal permits [January 23, 2014]
HB 1532

relative to notification of radon level prior to sale or lease of property [February 4, 2014] [April 2, 2014]

HB 1570 establishing a paint stewardship pro-gram [January 14, 2014] [April 16, 2014]
HB 1573 discontinuing regional planning commissions and requiring the election of municipal planning board members [January 16, 2014]
HB 292 relative to registration fees for commercial, private, and pleasure vessels [April 22, 2014]
HB 532 relative to energy efficiency and clean energy districts [April 28, 2014]
SB 200 relative to energy infrastructure development [February 18, 2014]
SB 223 authorizing municipalities to enter into contracts for the private funding and repayment of construction of sewer projects [February 18, 2014]
SB 245 relative to procedures and authority of the site evaluation committee [February 18, 2014]
SB 252 relative to the management of hazardous waste [January 15, 2014]
SB 267 extending the effective date for integrated land development permits [March 12, 2014] [April 10, 20014]
SB 325 relative to oil spill preparedness and response [March 5, 2014]
SB 337 relative to the recovery of submerged vehicles by the department of environmental services [January 15, 2014]
SB 363 relative to insurance coverage for facilities for the Winnipesaukee River basin control [January 9, 2014] [April 8, 2014]
SB 375 establishing a committee to study the creation of a flood mitigation fund for private property owners [February 5, 2014]
SB 401 establishing road toll fees for electric and hybrid electric vehicles [February 4, 2014]
SB 408 relative to aid for regional agreements of watershed municipalities [February 4, 2014]

Bills Tracked and Testimony Letters Presented in Past Sessions

Bills tracked and testimony letters presented by DES in past legislative sessions are available by year, on the webpages below.

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