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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Fugitive Dust

Fugitive dust is particulate matter, which is uncontaminated by other pollutants, resulting from activities such as mining/quarrying, crushing and vehicular traffic, wind erosion of exposed surfaces and storage piles, building construction and demolition or redistribution activities. New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules Env-A 1002 Fugitive Dust, regulates fugitive dust emissions carried by air currents beyond the boundary of certain sites. In addition, there are rules for specific activities that create dust. For example, Env-A 2700 Hot Mix Asphalt Plants requires hot mix asphalt plant operators to control dust from chutes and conveyors. Env-A 2800 Sand and Gravel Sources; Non-Metallic Mineral Processing Plants; and Cement and Concrete Sources requires these facilities to control dust from certain permitted devices. more…

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  • Linda Magoon
    Senior Compliance Assessment Specialist
    NHDES Air Resources Division
    29 Hazen Drive; PO Box 95
    Concord, NH 03302-0095
    (603) 271-0907



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