New Hampshire contaminated sites conference set for September

BIA program to look at challenges, regulatory environment

A conference focusing on hazardous waste management and contaminated sites in New Hampshire will be presented by the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire and the state Department of Environmental Services on Wednesday, Sept 11, in Manchester.

The 2019 New Hampshire Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Sites Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown Hotel.

The conference is designed for environmental consultants, municipal officials, attorneys, environmental compliance officers and business leaders.

The BIA said the conference also “offers a unique opportunity to bring regulatory and local officials together with business leaders to focus on challenges New Hampshire and the region are facing relative to the management of hazardous waste and contaminated sites in an evolving regulatory environment.

Among the topics to be covered at the conference:

  • How New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Rules Apply to Remediation Waste
  • Drinking Water & Groundwater Trust Fund
  • Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in New Hampshire Groundwater
  • Proposed PFAS Maximum Contaminant Levels and Ambient Groundwater Quality
  • PFAS Leachability from Sampling Materials
  • Post-closure Use of Closed Landfills
  • Extreme Weather Events and Climate Change

For more information, visit Cost to attend is $125 for BIA and BIA Capitol Connect members, and members of the New Hampshire Municipal Association, may attend the conference for $125; future BIA members may attend for $150. Register online at or call 603-224-5388, ext. 101 for more information.

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