State of New Hampshire Announces Historic Lawsuit, Actions to Protect Clean Drinking Water in New Hampshire

May 29, 2019 – Governor Chris Sununu, Attorney General Gordon MacDonald, and DES Commissioner Bob Scott announced historic action to protect New Hampshire’s natural resources by filing two lawsuits against companies for the manufacturing and dissemination of PFAS in New Hampshire. The lawsuits seek damages for contamination of the State’s natural resources with four different PFAS substances: PFOA, PFOS, PFNA, and PFHxS. Through these lawsuits, the State will seek to recover all costs to investigate, clean up, restore, treat, monitor, and otherwise respond to contamination of the State’s groundwater, surface water, fish, wildlife, marine resources, and other natural resources.

A link to the Governor’s press release

Copies of the lawsuits are located on the Judical Branch web site.