A Route 1 car wash has stopped discharging PFAS chemicals near Aquarion Water Company's supply at the state's direction, but state officials say another potential source of the contaminants could exist nearby.
The state's congressional delegation is calling for the Trump administration to find out what is making New Hampshire children sick in light of a recent report indicating the state has the highest pediatric cancer rate in the country.
People from different parts of New England shared their stories Monday night about how water contamination has impacted their lives during the first day of the Environmental Protection Agency's two-day community engagement event on PFAS chemicals.
The director of the New Hampshire branch of the Conservation Law Foundation believes the state does have the authority to force the Coakley Landfill Group to clean up dangerous PFAS chemicals migrating from the Superfund cleanup site.
Portsmouth closed a municipal well after the Air Force found perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, or PFOS, at levels dramatically higher than what was then the Environmental Protection Agency's provisional health advisory.
The PFAS, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, detected in the West Kennebunk well last spring originated from a farm where sludge from both the Kennebunk and Ogunquit sewer districts and fly ash and sludge from the S.D. Warren paper mill was spread as soil enhancers in the mid-1980s.
The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.