EPA has partially approved the 2016 303(d) list; this list can be used in determining impaired waters for the NH Small MS4 Notice of Intent NOI. The partial approval covers almost all of the same waterbodies as the 2014 partial
Future Reporting dates after May 1st, 2018 report.: This is the response from EPA to a question brought up at a coalition meeting. You will NOT need to send an annual report in May 2019 — you will be covered under the new permit
BIG NEWS! At least so far. . . . EPA has partially approved New Hampshire’s 2014 303(d) list of impaired waters. However, there are some exceptions! See info and maps below. EPA’s cover letter and review of New Hampshire’s 2014 Section
This webpage includes background, meeting updates, a final report and other project documents regarding a legislative commission to study whether NHDES should administer the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System. You can find it all at: https://www.des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wweb/npdes-commission.htm
NHDES requests comments on this draft guidance document. Please respond to Ted Diers at Ted.Diers@des.nh.gov or 271-3289 by January 3rd with comments or suggestions. Comments on the Removal of Water Quality Impairments webpage are also welcome . For Review: Draft NHDES Guidance
New England’s Best Stormwater Work! The New England Stormwater Collaborative continues its efforts to identify the best stormwater work in New England. This year they are modifying our award program to identify simple, imaginative, unique and inventive stormwater ideas in three
There was a legislative commission to study whether NHDES should administer the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System. Background and meeting information, and document links and updates are available on the NHDES website .
EPA New England will be offering a webinar on “Introduction to Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for Stormwater Outfall Mapping,” on November 2, 2017 1:30 PM EDT – 2:30 PM EDT. To participate, please register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5305164880453839363 The new MA and
Do you want to know if a construction project in your town has coverage under the EPA’s Construction General Permit? EPA HQ has developed a new site for tracking things publicly: https://e-enterprise.gov/eenterprise-new (enter as a guest and agree to terms/conditions). You should
FYI: Massachusetts’ MS4 General Permit effective date is now July 1, 2018 – the same as NH MS4GP. See https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-07-13/pdf/2017-14731.pdf.