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New Hampshire One-Pager (State's Fuel Quality Regulation)
  Department
NH Dept of Agriculture Markets & Food
  NCWM Region
NEWMA
 
  Primary Contact
Rebecca Malila
  Last Modified 11/17/2014  
  Phone
(603) 271-3700
 
  Email
rmalila@agr.state.nh.us
 
AUTHORITY
  Fuel Authority
Regulatory (state regulations); Statutory (enacted legislation)
 
  Statutory/Regulatory Citation
Biodiesel is a renewable diesel fuel substitute that is composed of mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids, is derived from vegetable oils or animal fats and meets the requirements of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) specification D6751. Biodiesel is considered a renewable energy source. (Reference New Hampshire Revised Statutes Title XXXIV, Chapter 362-A:1-a)
 
ADOPTED FUEL SPECIFICATIONS
  Fuels Currently Regulated
Diesel Fuel_no; B100-Biodiesel_no; Biodiesel-Blends_no
 
  Fuel Specifications
PetroDiesel_ASTM D975; B100_ASTM D6751; B1-B5_ASTM D975; B6-19_other
 
  Other Specifications Fuel specifications are referenced via HB 130 : ASTM D 7467 for B6-B20  
  If no spec - plan to adopt  
  Process to Adopt Specifications
Administrative Rulemaking
 
  ASTM-Rev Adopted
automatic - incorporation of "most-current" revision
 
TESTING PROGRAMS
  Proactive Tests
NH does not have legislative authority nor published regulations to conduct fuel testing in the state. Funds for staff and equipment for internal testing or funds for testing at an outside lab are required.
 
  Reactive Test Circumstance
Complaint--and then, no resources to resolve.
 
  Fuel Test Performed
 
  Where Sampled
 
  Where Tested
 
  Penalties
Not enforced.
 
REPORTING
  How to Report
PRODUCT INDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
  Dispenser Labeling FTC only
 
  Tank Labeling No information in statutes