New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Environmental Protection Bureau

The Environmental Protection Bureau resides within the Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General.

Attorneys in the bureau prosecute civil and criminal violations of New Hampshire's environmental laws and provide legal advice and representation to the state entities that oversee the environment and natural resources in New Hampshire. Attorneys in the Environmental Protection Bureau work closely with the Department of Environmental Services, which is responsible for the administration of the State's environmental protection programs relating to air pollution, water pollution, and hazardous and solid waste management. Bureau attorneys also work closely with the Fish and Game Department, the agency responsible for administering many of the State's wildlife and natural resource programs, and with the Office of Strategic Initiatives which provides guidance to assist decision makers on issues pertaining to development and energy use. The bureau provides further representation to numerous State boards, councils, and agencies including the Council on Resources and Development, the Public Utilities Commission, the Mount Washington Advisory Committee, and many others. The bureau also handles all of the State's bankruptcy claims as well as collection of debt owed to the State through its Debt Collection Unit.

Pleadings Filed in State of New Hampshire v. Hess Corporation et al (MTBE)

For further information please contact:

Environmental Protection Bureau
Office of the Attorney General
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-3679
Fax: (603) 223-6203

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New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658