PFAS Baseline Study Lake Fish Specimen, Surface Water and Sediment Multiple Lakes, New Hampshire

NHDES and Saint-Gobain Reach Agreement on Consent Decree

News from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 20, 2018 CONTACT: Jim Martin, 603 271-3710 des.nh.gov twitter.com/NHDES New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Reach Agreement on Consent Decree Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES), represented by the Office of the Read More

PFAS Baseline Study Lake Fish Specimen, Surface Water and Sediment Multiple Lakes, New Hampshire

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

PFAS Baseline Study Lake Fish Specimen, Surface Water and Sediment Multiple Lakes, New Hampshire

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

PFAS Baseline Study Lake Fish Specimen, Surface Water and Sediment Multiple Lakes, New Hampshire

Merrimack Village District Water Testing under the 2014/2015 U.S. EPA UCMR

In an effort to correct some misinformation stating that Merrimack Village District water (MVD) was not included in the U.S. EPA Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR3) in 2014, NHDES is posting the test results here for those tests.  Also, the UCMR3 results were also shared with Merrimack residents in the 2016 MVD Consumer Confidence Report. UMCR3 Wells Read More

PFAS Baseline Study Lake Fish Specimen, Surface Water and Sediment Multiple Lakes, New Hampshire

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

PFAS Baseline Study Lake Fish Specimen, Surface Water and Sediment Multiple Lakes, New Hampshire

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

PFAS Baseline Study Lake Fish Specimen, Surface Water and Sediment Multiple Lakes, New Hampshire

Update on NHDES Office Hours in Merrimack

Clark Freise, NHDES Assistant Commissioner will be holding office hours in Merrimack to help directly answer residents questions about the ongoing PFOA investigation efforts in southern NH. NHDES made arrangements to hold the office hours in response to a number of questions we were receiving from the community, to provide an opportunity for individuals or Read More