PFAS in NH: What you need to know

NHDES Decision on Variance Petition from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DATE: September 11, 2020 CONTACT: Catherine Beahm, (603) 271-6793 NHDES Decision on Variance Petition from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) has denied a Variance Petition (Petition) submitted by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPP), asking for an extension of the February 11, 2021 deadline for Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

Public Hearing on Draft Air Permit for Air Pollution Control Equipment at Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Information Meeting to Provide Update on Southern New Hampshire PFAS Investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: October 8, 2019 CONTACT: Jim Martin, (603) 271-3710 des.nh.gov twitter.com/NHDES Public Hearing on Draft Air Permit for Air Pollution Control Equipment at Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Information Meeting to Provide Update on Southern New Hampshire PFAS Investigation Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) invites the public Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

NHDES Commissioner Scott Testifies in Washington on PFAS Impacts to New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: July 24, 2019 CONTACT: James Martin, (603) 271-3710 des.nh.gov twitter.com/NHDES NHDES Commissioner Scott Testifies in Washington on PFAS Impacts to New Hampshire Concord, NH – Today, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Bob Scott provided testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee on Environment Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

NHDES Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards: Final Rulemaking Proposal for PFOA, PFOS, PFHxS and PFNA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: June 28, 2019 CONTACT: Jim Martin, (603) 271-3710 des.nh.gov twitter.com/NHDES NHDES Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards Final Rulemaking Proposal for PFOA, PFOS, PFHxS and PFNA [CORRECTION: This press release has been updated to correct a minor error in describing a “non-transient public water system.” Non-transient public water systems are water Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

Public Information Meeting: NHDES to Provide Update on East Kingston PFAS Investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: June 14, 2019 CONTACT: Jim Martin, (603) 271-3710 Public Information Meeting NHDES to Provide Update on East Kingston PFAS Investigation Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) in cooperation with the Town of East Kingston invite the public to a Public Information Meeting in East Kingston to Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

NHDES Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards Initiates Rulemaking for PFOA, PFOS, PFHxS and PFNA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 2, 2019 CONTACT: Jim Martin, (603) 271-3710 NHDES Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards Initiates Rulemaking for PFOA, PFOS, PFHxS and PFNA CONCORD, NH – On December 31, 2018, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) initiated rulemaking to establish Maximum Contaminate Levels (MCLs) and Ambient Groundwater Quality Standards Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

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

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

NHDES Notifies Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics to Install Controls on Air Emissions

News from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: October 1, 2018 CONTACT: James Martin, (603) 271-3710 des.nh.gov twitter.com/NHDES   NHDES Notifies Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics to Install Controls on Air Emissions   CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) announced today that it has instructed Saint-Gobain Performance Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

Dye Test at Stormwater Outfall on Merrimack River (Third Post in a Series)

          (This post is the third in a series describing the Site Investigation activities that are taking place or will be in the areas around the Saint-Gobain facility.) Stormwater from the Saint-Gobain facility is conveyed in underground piping and discharges to the Merrimack River at a stormwater outfall east of the Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

Public Information Meeting in Merrimack, October 10

News from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 26, 2018 CONTACT: Jim Martin, 603 271-3710   Public Information Meeting NHDES to Provide Update on Southern New Hampshire PFAS Investigation Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) in cooperation with the Town of Merrimack invite Read More