Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

Release: NHDES to Hold Stakeholder and Technical Work Sessions on Setting Public Drinking Water Standards for PFOA, PFOS, PFNA, & PFHxS

News from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: October 3, 2018 CONTACT: Jim Martin, (603) 271-3710   NHDES to Hold Stakeholder and Technical Work Sessions Setting Public Drinking Water and Groundwater Standards for PFOA, PFOS, PFNA, & PFHxS Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) will Read More

Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

Site Investigation Activities Around Saint-Gobain (First Post in a Series)

For the past 2½ years, NHDES’ focus in this investigation has been to identify immediate receptors who might be drinking contaminated water, and get them an alternate water source, primarily through a connection to a public water system. While the work to extend several public waterlines is under way, we are also focused on Saint-Gobain Read More

Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

Update on Negotiations with Saint-Gobain

NHDES, through the Office of the Attorney General, and St. Gobain have made considerable progress in their negotiations.  As of the internal deadline of February 28th, the parties had reached an agreement in principle on some important terms of a proposed consent decree.  While nothing is signed yet, the parties will continue to work over Read More

Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

Video and Documents from Bedford Public Meeting, January 11, 2018

On January 11, 2018, NHDES and the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, in coordination with the Town of Bedford, hosted a public information meeting to provide an update on the on-going investigation of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) releases from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Inc. The primary agenda items included an update on treatment for Read More

Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

Video and Documents from Merrimack Public Meeting, October 10, 2017

On October 10, 2017, NHDES and the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, in coordination with the Town of Merrimack, hosted a public information meeting to provide an update on the on-going investigation of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) releases from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Inc. The primary agenda items included an update on treatment for Read More

Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

Bedford Public Info Meeting on January 11

News from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 3, 2018 CONTACT: James Martin, (603) 271-3710   Bedford Public Information Meeting NHDES and NH DHHS Update on PFOA Investigation  Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) and the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Read More

Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

Video of Oct. 10 NHDES and DHHS Public Information Meeting in Merrimack

Merrimack Public Television video of the October 10 NHDES and NH DHHS public information meeting in Merrimack, New Hampshire. The following link with lead you to a youtube video of the meeting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5VxIpdCySc&feature=youtu.be The agenda for the meeting was as follows: Merrimack Public Information Meeting October 10, 2017 – 6:30 PM James Mastricola Upper Elementary Read More

Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

Merrimack Public Information Meeting – Tuesday, Oct. 10

News from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: October 9, 2017 CONTACT: James Martin, (603) 271-3710 Merrimack Public Information Meeting NHDES and NH DHHS Update on PFOA Investigation  Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) and the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Public Read More

Briefing Report - Prepared by Stephen M. Roberts, Ph.D.

NHDES Announces Agreement to Begin Water Line Extension to Amherst Properties

News from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: October 6, 2017 CONTACT: James Martin, (603) 271-3710 NHDES Announces Agreement to Begin Water Line Extension to Amherst Properties  Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) announced today Textiles Coated International (TCI) has signed an agreement for work Read More