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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Solid Waste Permitting and Design Review Section
Solid Waste Research and Development Projects Permit

To manage solid waste facilities to protect human health and the environment.

Applies to research and development projects, as defined in Env-Sw 104 (see Env-Sw 100 Purpose, Applicability, and Definitions). No permit is required for research and development facilities identified in Env-Sw 302.03(b)(7), (see Env-Sw 300 Permits).

Statute and Administrative Rules
RSA 149-M Solid Waste Management
Env-Sw 300 Permits

The applicant must provide information in writing to the Solid Waste Permitting and Design Review Section according to Env-Sw 312 (see Env-Sw 300 Permits).

The fee is calculated according to Env-Sw 310.05 (see Env-Sw 300 Permits).

Processing Time
Typically 30 days after the application is deemed complete.

Permit issued for the life of the facility.

Notification of changes must be submitted in writing to the Solid Waste Permitting and Design Review Section prior any change(s) to the application upon which the permit was issued or amended.

Permits cannot be transferred to a new owner.

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
Permit Applications Currently Under Review or Recently Approved or Denied

More Information
If strict compliance with a particular rule would cause a hardship to the certificate holder or result in an adverse effect on the environment or public health and safety, a waiver to the particular rule may be granted. The applicant must full out an Application for WaiverMicrosoft Word Symboland submit any supporting documentation.

Contact Us
Solid Waste Permitting and Design Review Section
Paul Gildersleeve at or (603) 271-2935.



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