N.H. Rev. Stat. § 147-F:3

Current through 2023 Legislative Session
Section 147-F:3 - Definitions

In this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings, unless the context otherwise requires:

I. The definitions of terms provided in RSA 147-B:2 shall be applicable to this chapter to the extent those terms are used in this chapter unless otherwise defined herein.
II. "Brownfields" means properties which have been environmentally contaminated, subject to the limitations of RSA 147-F:4, II.
III. "Contaminant" or "Contamination" means hazardous waste, hazardous materials (without regard to whether transported in commerce), or oil, as defined in RSA 146-A:2, III.
IV. "Department" means department of environmental services.
V. "Eligible person" means a person who meets the criteria under RSA 147-F:4, I, and who qualifies for a covenant not to sue.
VI. "Person" means any individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation (including a government corporation), partnership, association, limited liability company, municipality, commission, and the state or a political subdivision of the state.
VII. "Program" means the brownfields program established by this chapter.
VIII. "Program participant" means any person, whether or not eligible for the liability protections created by this chapter, who is approved by the department to use the remedial process prescribed by this chapter.

RSA 147-F:3

1996, 241:2, eff. July 1, 1996.