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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Regulatory Information Enforcement
The Board's enforcement program is established under the authority of RSA 482-B:8 and :16. Under these provisions of law the Department of Environmental Services ("NHDES") has concurrent authority with the Board to enforce RSA 482-B and the rules of the Board.

The Board is empowered to take the following actions against a license:

  • Suspension
  • Refusal
  • Revocation

NHDES is empowered to take the following disciplinary actions:

  • Administrative fine
  • Administrative order
  • Mandatory participation in a program of continuing education
  • Written reprimand


Appeals to Administrative Orders and Administrative Fines must be filed with the Board within 30 days of the date of the decision.

Other Penalties

Chapter 482-B:16 also provides for civil and criminal penalties for violations of RSA 482-B and the rules adopted under that chapter.



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NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
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