To remedy groundwater contamination associated with the discharge of regulated contaminants, and to manage the use of contaminated groundwater. Groundwater management permits prescribe programs for periodic groundwater quality monitoring and reporting, provide for groundwater remediation either through active measures or natural attenuation, specify performance standards for remedies, and describe procedures for performing site investigations and implementing remedial action plans.
Required at locations where Ambient Groundwater Quality Standards are exceeded. See Env-Or 603.03 Ambient Groundwater Quality Standards (Env-Or 600 Contaminated Site Management Rules).
$2,000 application fee (state and local government exempt).
Within 90 days from receipt of a complete application, a permit is issued or the applicant is notified in writing that additional information is required to make a decision.
Term is five years. The permittee must apply for renewal 90 days prior to its expiration date using the Application for Renewal of Groundwater Management Permit form .
A permittee may request a permit modification or termination by submitting a written request to the Groundwater Remediation Permitting program, including reasons for the modification or termination, and a table in an acceptable format summarizing all monitoring results to date. The permit will be modified, or terminated, or the request will be denied within 90 days of the request. If denied, a written response will be provided stating the reasons for the denial.
Prior to transfer to a new permittee, the current permittee must submit a completed Application for Groundwater Permit Transfer including a summary of all monitoring results to date in an acceptable format. The current permittee and the new permittee will be notified in writing within 45 days.
Any person aggrieved by a final decision can appeal to the Waste Management Council in accordance with RSA 21-0:9.
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The permittee must provide notice of the permit by certified mail, return receipt requested, to all owners of lots of record within the groundwater management zone within 15 days of the date the permit was issued, and provide the Groundwater Remediation Permitting program documentation of this notification within 45 days. Also, the permittee must record notice of the permit at the registry of deeds in the chain of title for each lot within the groundwater management zone within 60 days of the permit date, and submit a copy of the recorded notice to the Groundwater Remediation Permitting program within 30 days of the notice being recorded.
Groundwater Remediation Permitting
Hazardous Waste Remediation Permits contact Paul Rydel at (603) 271-3116 or [email protected]
Petroleum Remediation Permits contact Worthen Muzzey at (603) 271-2490 or [email protected]
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