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Investigation into Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) Found in Southern New Hampshire Drinking Water

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April 21, 2017
  NHDES and Textile Coated International Announce Agreement to Fund Design Work on Potential Public Water Extension in Amherst
April 20, 2017
  NHDES Launches User-submitted Photo Gallery and NH Map
April 14, 2017
  NHDES and Saint-Gobain Announce Agreement to Fund Design
April 13, 2017
  Well Water Supplies Remain Low Despite Drought Improvement
April 10, 2017
  Attend the Largest Drinking Water Source Protection Event in New England
April 7, 2017
  NHDES Recognizes National Asbestos Awareness Week
March 22, 2017
  NHDES Coastal Program and Partners Announce Coastal Resilience Grant Awards, Commit to Implement NH Coastal Risk and Hazard Commission Recommendations
March 3, 2017
  What's In Your Well Water? Find Out By Testing Your Private Well
February 3, 2017
  Elevated Levels of PFCs Found Near Rochester Business
January 19, 2017
  NHDES Releases Updated and Enhanced Environmental Dashboard
December 20, 2016
  NHDES Awards Wetlands Protection Grants
November 18, 2016
  Significant New Hampshire Mapping Project Completed New Enhanced Data Layers Now Available
October 27, 2016
  Southern N.H. Drinking Water Investigation Update
Well Water Results from the Kingston, NH Fire Station Contain Elevated Concentrations of PFOA
October 21, 2016
  Drought Conditions are Worsening: NHDES Urges the Public to Look for Ways to Conserve Water, to Report Water Shortages and Economic Impacts
October 19, 2016
  State Officials Celebrate National Bioenergy Day with Opening of New Wood Biomass Heating Plant
Project will heat NH’s environmental protection and public health agencies building
October 18, 2016
  City of Dover Breaks Ground on Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvement Project
NHDES State Revolving Fund and MtBE Funding Utilized


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  NEG/ECP Regional Climate Change Initiative
  Volkswagen Settlement
  Current Drought Conditions
  NEW! Drought Economic Impact Survey for Households on Private Wells
  NEW! Drought Economic Impact Survey for Industrial, Commercial, Institutional, Public Water System and Agricultural Water Users
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  Test It - A short video on how to test your well
  Healthy Water - A short video on the health concerns for common contaminants in New Hampshire’s groundwater
  NHDES Be Well Informed Private Well App - An interactive web application for private well owners to interpret water quality test results and identify appropriate water treatment options
  New Hampshire's Environmental Dashboard


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  Approved 401 Water Quality Certification for the NHDOT Widening and Reconstruction of New Hampshire Route 101
  Updated Env-A 1400, Regulated Toxic Air Pollutant regulations become effective December 30, 2016
  Final NHDES Ambient Air Monitoring Program 2016/2017 Annual Network Review and Plan
  Approved 401 Water Quality Certification and NHDES response to comments for the Eastman Falls Hydropower Project available
  Final Bacteria TMDL Report for Camp Hadar Beach on Captain Pond in Salem, NH (and updated bacteria results for Camp Otter Beach) Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
  Fuel Standards for Processed Construction and Demolition (C&D) Wood
  Approved 401 Water Quality Certification for the Operation of the NextEra Energy Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant available
  Approved 401 Water Quality Certification for the Dredging of Sagamore Creek
  Public Notice for Stakeholders Meeting on NH’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and EPA’s Clean Power Plan Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
  Register now for the May 18 Drinking Water Source Protection Conference
  DRAFT 401 Water Quality Certification for the Granite Meadows Development in Raymond available for public comment
  Approved 401 Water Quality Certification for the Monadnock Hydroelectric Project
  Approved 401 Water Quality Certification for the redevelopment and operation of the Brooklyn Hydropower Project
  EPA Sets 2015 National Standard for Ozone at 70 ppb Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
  Department Climate Initiative: 2014 Periodic Review Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
  Approved 401 Water Quality Certification for the Pike Industries Hooksett Quarry Expansion
  Water Quality Certification Approved for the Balsams Grand Resort Wilderness Ski Area snowmaking withdrawal and redevelopment
  Final Temporary Permit for Public Service of New Hampshire – Schiller Station, Portsmouth, NH
  Water Quality Certification Approved for the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge Replacement Project
  Wetlands Bureau Rulemaking and Process Improvement Effort
  EPA’s Clean Power Plan
  A Climate Action Plan For the State of New Hampshire
  Great Bay Estuary


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