To allow businesses or individuals that generate hazardous waste to treat those wastes onsite.
Authorizes the treatment of hazardous waste by one (or more) of the following methods:
1) Use of elementary neutralization units to reduce the corrosive, i.e., acidic or caustic, characteristic of a waste.
2) Use of wastewater treatment units to remove hazardous waste constituents, e.g., heavy metals, organic solvents, etc., from process wastewater.
3) Use of wastewater evaporation units to reduce or consolidate hazardous waste constituents by an evaporation/heat process.
Statute and Administrative Rules
RSA 147-A:4 Hazardous Waste Management/Operator Permits
RSA 147-A:2, XVII Hazardous Waste Management/Definitions
Env-Hw 304.04 Permitting Hazardous Waste Facilities/Limited Permits (Env-Hw 300 Permits)
The initial fee is $750. The renewal or modification fee is $400.
Typically 30 days to 60 days after the application is deemed complete.
The term is five years. A request for renewal must be submitted to the DES Waste Management Division, Hazardous Waste Compliance Section at least 90 days prior to the expiration date of the existing Limited Permit.
A revised Hazardous Waste Limited Permit Application , indicating the proposed changes, must be received by the DES Waste Management Division, Hazardous Waste Compliance Section for review at least 60 days before any changes are scheduled to begin.
The new owner must submit a written request for permit transfer to the DES Waste Management Division, Hazardous Waste Compliance Section at least 15 days prior to the change of ownership.
Any person aggrieved by a final decision can appeal to the Waste Management Council in accordance with RSA 21-O:9.
Status of Current Applications
Zachary Lorch at [email protected] or (603) 271-5328; or the Hazardous Waste Hotline at (603) 271-2942.
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