TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER Env-C 200 RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

PART Env-C 201 PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

Section Env-C 201.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 201.02 Applicability

 

PART Env-C 202 DEFINITIONS

Section Env-C 202.01 Applicant

Section Env-C 202.02 Commissioner

Section Env-C 202.03 Department

Section Env-C 202.04 Division

Section Env-C 202.05 Hearing

Section Env-C 202.06 Intervenor

Section Env-C 202.07 License

Section Env-C 202.08 License Action

Section Env-C 202.09 Oral Adjudicative Hearing

Section Env-C 202.10 Oral Public Hearing

Section Env-C 202.11 Participant

Section Env-C 202.12 Participants

Section Env-C 202.13 Person

Section Env-C 202.14 Proceeding

Section Env-C 202.15 Record Hearing

Section Env-C 202.16 Respondent

 

PART Env-C 203 PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL PROCEEDINGS

Section Env-C 203.01 Computation of Time

Section Env-C 203.02 Date of Issuance or Filing

Section Env-C 203.03 Address Updates

Section Env-C 203.04 Waiver of Rules

 

PART Env-C 204 ADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS

Section Env-C 204.01 Applicability

Section Env-C 204.02 Presiding Officer

Section Env-C 204.03 Authority of Presiding Officer

Section Env-C 204.04 Withdrawal of a Presiding Officer

Section Env-C 204.05 Burden and Standard of Proof

Section Env-C 204.06 Notice

Section Env-C 204.07 Appearance and Representation

Section Env-C 204.08 Filing and Service of Documents; Signatures

Section Env-C 204.09 Prehearing Conference

Section Env-C 204.10 Pre-hearing Exchange of Information

Section Env-C 204.11 Hearings in Adjudicative Proceedings

Section Env-C 204.12 Record of the Proceeding

Section Env-C 204.13 Opening an Oral Adjudicative Hearing

Section Env-C 204.14 Testimony at an Oral Adjudicative Hearing

Section Env-C 204.15 Cross-Examination at an Oral Adjudicative Hearing

Section Env-C 204.16 Evidence

Section Env-C 204.17 Motions

Section Env-C 204.18 Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

Section Env-C 204.19 Failure to Appear at an Oral Adjudicative Hearing

Section Env-C 204.20 Reconvening of Oral Adjudicative Hearings

Section Env-C 204.21 Rescheduling or Continuing Oral Adjudicative Hearings; Extension of Deadlines in Record Hearings

Section Env-C 204.22 Close of the Record

Section Env-C 204.23 Reopening of the Record

Section Env-C 204.24 Decisions

Section Env-C 204.25 Retention of Decisions

Section Env-C 204.26 Roles in Disciplinary and Enforcement Proceedings

 

PART Env-C 205 NON-ADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS

Section Env-C 205.01 Applicability

Section Env-C 205.02 Presiding Officer

Section Env-C 205.03 Non-Adjudicative Oral Public Hearings

Section Env-C 205.04 Notice

Section Env-C 205.05 Record of Non-Adjudicative Proceedings

Section Env-C 205.06 Opening an Oral Public Hearing

Section Env-C 205.07 Testimony at an Oral Public Hearing

Section Env-C 205.08 Closing the Hearing and the Record

Section Env-C 205.09 Continuances

 

PART Env-C 206 MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION

Section Env-C 206.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 206.02 Applicability

Section Env-C 206.03 Time for Filing

Section Env-C 206.04 Filing

Section Env-C 206.05 Format and Content of Motion

 

PART Env-C 207 RULEMAKING PETITIONS

Section Env-C 207.01 Applicability

Section Env-C 207.02 Filing

Section Env-C 207.03 Format and Content of Petition

Section Env-C 207.04 Processing of Rulemaking Petitions

 

PART Env-C 208 CLAIMS OF CONFIDENTIALITY

Section Env-C 208.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 208.02 Applicability

Section Env-C 208.03 Definition

Section Env-C 208.04 Initial Claim of Confidentiality

Section Env-C 208.05 Department Handling of Information Identified as CBI

Section Env-C 208.06 Non-Confidential Information

Section Env-C 208.07 Release or Other Use of Information

 

PART Env-C 209 LICENSE ACTIONS;CONDITIONAL; EXPEDITING REVIEW

Section Env-C 209.01 Definitions

Section Env-C 209.02 Grounds for Denying a License Application

Section Env-C 209.03 Grounds for Suspension, Revocation, or Refusal to Renew

Section Env-C 209.04 Relevance of Prior Violations

Section Env-C 209.05 Determination to Deny a License Application or to Suspend, Revoke, or Refuse to Renew a License

Section Env-C 209.06 License Conditions

Section Env-C 209.07 Requests to Expedite Review of an Application

 

PART Env-C 210 RECORD RETENTION AND REVIEW

Section Env-C 210.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 210.02 Applicability

Section Env-C 210.03 Definitions

Section Env-C 210.04 Retention of Department Records

Section Env-C 210.05 Review of Department Records

Section Env-C 210.06 Oral Hearing Records

 

PART Env-C 211 REQUESTS UNDER RSA 72:12-a

Section Env-C 211.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 211.02 Definition

Section Env-C 211.03 Application Filing

Section Env-C 211.04 Contents of Request

Section Env-C 211.05 Department Review and Decision

 

PART Env-C 212 DECLARATORY RULINGS

Section Env-C 212.01 Purpose and Applicability

Section Env-C 212.02 Filing

Section Env-C 212.03 Form and Content of Petition

Section Env-C 212.04 Signature; Service

Section Env-C 212.05 Processing of Petitions for Declaratory Rulings

Section Env-C 212.06 Decision on Petitions for Declaratory Rulings

 

PART Env-213 WAIVER OF PROCUREMENT PROVISIONS

Section Env-C 213.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 213.02 Applicability

Section Env-C 213.03 Definitions

Section Env-C 213.04 Waiver of Requirements

 

CHAPTER Env-C 300 N.H. ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY ACCREDITATION PROGRAM

PART Env-C 301 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY; INCORPORATED REFERENCE

Section Env-C 301.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 301.02 Applicability

Section Env-C 301.03 Incorporated Reference

 

PART Env-C 302 DEFINITIONS

Section Env-C 302.01 Accreditation Body

Section Env-C 302.02 Analyte List

Section Env-C 302.03 Applicant

Section Env-C 302.04 Assessor

Section Env-C 302.05 Assessment

Section Env-C 302.06 Authorized Agent

Section Env-C 302.07 Business Entity

Section Env-C 302.08 Demonstration of Capability

Section Env-C 302.09 Department

Section Env-C 302.10 Denial

Section Env-C 302.11 Extraordinary Assessments

Section Env-C 302.12 Field of Accreditation

Section Env-C 302.13 Follow-Up Assessment

Section Env-C 302.14 Initial Assessment

Section Env-C 302.15 Limited Inorganic Chemistry

Section Env-C 302.16 Limited Organic Chemistry

Section Env-C 302.17 Limit of Quantitation (LOQ)

Section Env-C 302.18 Method Detection Limit (MDL)

Section Env-C 302.19 New Hampshire Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NH ELAP)

Section Env-C 302.20 National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP)

Section Env-C 302.21 Person

Section Env-C 302.22 Primary Accreditation Body

Section Env-C 302.23 Program Manager

Section Env-C 302.24 Proficiency Testing (PT)

Section Env-C 302.25 Proficiency Testing Provider (PT Provider)

Section Env-C 302.26 Proficiency Testing Provider Accreditor

Section Env-C 302.27 Quality System

Section Env-C 302.28 Reassessment

Section Env-C 302.29 Revocation

Section Env-C 302.30 Secondary Accreditation Body

Section Env-C 302.31 Successful Participation

Section Env-C 302.32 Successor in Interest

Section Env-C 302.33 Surveillance Assessment

Section Env-C 302.34 Suspension

Section Env-C 302.35 Technical Manager

Section Env-C 302.36 Third Party Assessor (TPA)

Section Env-C 302.37 Third Party Assessor Organization (TPAO)

Section Env-C 302.38 Unit Cost

Section Env-C 302.39 Written Notice

 

PART Env-C 303 APPLICATIONS FOR ACCREDITATION

Section Env-C 303.01 Application for Primary Accreditation

Section Env-C 303.02 Signatures Required

Section Env-C 303.03 Information for Primary Accreditation

Section Env-C 303.04 Required Contact Information

Section Env-C 303.05 Required Ownership Information

Section Env-C 303.06 Required Laboratory Operation Information

Section Env-C 303.07 Additional Information Required for Primary Accreditation

Section Env-C 303.08 Fees for New or Renewal Applications

Section Env-C 303.09 Fees for Requests to Modify Existing Accreditations

Section Env-C 303.10 Reimbursable Expenses for Department Assessors

Section Env-C 303.11 Mobile Laboratories; Individual or Remote Sites

Section Env-C 303.12 Application for Secondary Accreditation

Section Env-C 303.13 Application Information for Secondary Accreditation

Section Env-C 303.14 Additional Information Required for Secondary Accreditation Applications

Section Env-C 303.15 Out-of-state Laboratories Applying for Accreditation with NH ELAP as a Secondary Accreditation Body

Section Env-C 303.16 Out-of-state Laboratories Applying for Accreditation with NH as a Primary Accreditation Body

Section Env-C 303.17 Application Processing

Section Env-C 303.18 Decision on Application

Section Env-C 303.19 Basis for Approving Primary Accreditation

Section Env-C 303.20 Interim Status

Section Env-C 303.21 Basis for Approving Secondary Accreditation

Section Env-C 303.22 Application for Renewal

 

PART Env-C 304 ACCREDITATION ISSUANCE AND TRANSFERAL

Section Env-C 304.01 Issuance of Certificates and Analyte Lists

Section Env-C 304.02 Withdrawal from Accreditation; Return of Certificate and Analyte Lists

Section Env-C 304.03 Notification of Changes Required

Section Env-C 304.04 Transferring Accreditation: Name Change Only

Section Env-C 304.05 Transferring Accreditation: Changes Related to Capabilities

Section Env-C 304.06 Use of NH ELAP Name and TNI/NELAP Logo

Section Env-C 304.07 Providing Information on Accreditation Status

 

PART Env-C 305 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCREDITATION

Section Env-C 305.01 Accreditation Requirements

Section Env-C 305.02 Personnel

Section Env-C 305.03 Technical Manager Responsibilities and Qualifications

Section Env-C 305.04 Exceptions to Technical Manager Qualifications

Section Env-C 305.05 Laboratory Facilities

Section Env-C 305.06 Laboratory Equipment and Reference Materials

Section Env-C 305.07 Analytical Methodology

Section Env-C 305.08 Sample Collection, Handling, and Preservation

Section Env-C 305.09 Quality Assurance Requirements

Section Env-C 305.10 Calibration of Instruments

Section Env-C 305.11 Records and Data Reporting

Section Env-C 305.12 Response to Laboratory Results for Compliance Purpose Samples

Section Env-C 305.13 Outside Support Services and Supplies

Section Env-C 305.14 Complaints

 

PART Env-C 306 SPECIFIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CATEGORIES OF TESTING

Section Env-C 306.01 Educational Requirement for Microbiology

Section Env-C 306.02 Educational Requirement for Radiology

Section Env-C 306.03 Educational Requirement for Radon Testing

Section Env-C 306.04 Educational Requirement for Toxicity Analysis

Section Env-C 306.05 Educational Requirement for Chemical Analysis

Section Env-C 306.06 Educational Requirement for Asbestos Analysis

 

PART Env-C 307 PROFICIENCY TESTING (PT)

Section Env-C 307.01 Participation in Scheduled and Supplemental Proficiency Testing

Section Env-C 307.02 PT Sampling Handling

Section Env-C 307.03 Study Deemed Not Acceptable

Section Env-C 307.04 Employees and Sample Security

Section Env-C 307.05 New Accreditation Samples

Section Env-C 307.06 Reporting PT Study Results

Section Env-C 307.07 PT Study Record Retention

Section Env-C 307.08 Proficiency Testing Study Results Review

 

PART Env-C 308 QUALITY SYSTEMS MANUAL AND STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES MANUAL

Section Env-C 308.01 Establishing and Documenting Quality Systems

Section Env-C 308.02 Quality Systems Manual

Section Env-C 308.03 Documenting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Section Env-C 308.04 Implementing SOPs

Section Env-C 308.05 Corrective Actions

Section Env-C 308.06 Essential Quality Control Procedures

 

PART Env-C 309 ASSESSMENTS

Section Env-C 309.01 Initial Assessments, Reassessments, and Surveillance Assessments

Section Env-C 309.02 Extraordinary Assessments

Section Env-C 309.03 Follow-up Assessments

Section Env-C 309.04 Assessment Report; Corrective Action Report

 

PART Env-C 310 THIRD PARTY ASSESSOR ORGANIZATIONS; THIRD PARTY ASSESSORS

Section Env-C 310.01 Mandatory Use of Third Party Assessor Organization (TPAO)

Section Env-C 310.02 Optional Use of TPAO

Section Env-C 310.03 Payment for TPAO Assessments

Section Env-C 310.04 Application for Initial or Renewal Approval of TPAOs

Section Env-C 310.05 Approval of TPAOs

Section Env-C 310.06 Review of TPAO Work

 

PART Env-C 311 DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF ACCREDITATION

Section Env-C 311.01 Denial

Section Env-C 311.02 Suspension

Section Env-C 311.03 Revocation

Section Env-C 311.04 Action to Deny Application for Renewal Accreditation or to Revoke Accreditation

Section Env-C 311.05 Reconsideration of Accreditation Status

Section Env-C 311.06 Successor in Interest Applying for Reaccreditation

 

CHAPTER Env-C 400 - REPEALED & RESERVED (Moved to Env-A 1800)

 

CHAPTER Env-C 500 PREQUALIFICATION OF ENGINEERS FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS

PART Env-C 501 PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

Section Env-C 501.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 501.02 Applicability

 

PART Env-C 502 Definitions

Section Env-C 502.01 Applicant

Section Env-C 502.02 Board

Section Env-C 502.03 Business Organization

Section Env-C 502.04 Consulting Engineering Firm

Section Env-C 502.05 Debarment

Section Env-C 502.06 Department

Section Env-C 502.07 Engineering Services

Section Env-C 502.08 Firm

Section Env-C 502.09 Licensed Professional Engineer

Section Env-C 502.10 Listed Engineer

Section Env-C 502.11 New Listing

Section Env-C 502.12 Principal of the Applicant

Section Env-C 502.13 Professional Competence

Section Env-C 502.14 Qualified Project Engineer

Section Env-C 502.15 Qualifying Project

Section Env-C 502.16 Relevant Experience

Section Env-C 502.17 Renewal

Section Env-C 502.18 Roster

 

PART Env-C 503 ROSTER: initial listing; renewal; debarment

Section Env-C 503.01 Requirements for New Listing

Section Env-C 503.02 Application for New Listing

Section Env-C 503.03 Signature Required

Section Env-C 503.04 Review of Application for New Listing; Decisions

Section Env-C 503.05 Roster

Section Env-C 503.06 Duration of Listing; Renewal Application

Section Env-C 503.07 Application for Renewal of Listing

Section Env-C 503.08 Review of Applications for Renewal Listing; Decisions

Section Env-C 503.09 Debarment

Section Env-C 503.10 Appeal

 

PART Env-C 503 PROCUREMENT OF ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS

Section Env-C 503.01 Procedures

 

CHAPTER Env-C 600 ADMINISTRATIVE FINES

PART Env-C 601 PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

Section Env-C 601.01 Purpose

Section Env-C 601.02 Applicability

 

PART Env-C 602 DEFINITIONS

Section Env-C 602.01 Statutory Definitions Incorporated

Section Env-C 602.02 Chapter-Specific Definitions

 

PART Env-C 603 PROCEDURES FOR AF CASES THAT ARE NOT FILED CITATION CASES

Section Env-C 603.01 Initiating an AF Case

Section Env-C 603.02 Determination of Total Fine Sought

Section Env-C 603.03 NPF Contents

Section Env-C 603.04 Delivery of NPF

Section Env-C 603.05 Required Response to NPF

 

PART Env-C 604 PROCEDURES FOR FIELD CITATION CASES

Section Env-C 604.01 Establishing a Field Citation Program

Section Env-C 604.02 Field Citation Parameters

Section Env-C 604.03 Field Citation Form

Section Env-C 604.04 Initiating a Field Citation Case

Section Env-C 604.05 Required Response to Field Citation

 

PART Env-C 605 HEARING PROCEDURES; DETERMINATION OF TOTAL FINE ASSESSED

Section Env-C 605.01 Scheduling and Notice of Hearings

Section Env-C 605.02 Conduct of Hearings

Section Env-C 605.03 Determination of Total Fine Due Following a Hearing

Section Env-C 605.04 Reduction in Fine Imposed Following Hearing

Section Env-C 605.05 Increase in Fine Imposed Following Hearing

Section Env-C 605.06 Notice of Decision

Section Env-C 605.07 Payment of Fines

 

CHAPTER Env-C 700 RIVERS MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION PROGRAM (Moved to Env-Ws 1800) (Redesignated as Env-Wq 1800)