water pollution http://nhpr.org en Beer Brewers For Clean Water http://nhpr.org/post/beer-brewers-clean-water <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u></strong><strong>: I heard that a number of beer brewing companies have banded together to support the Clean Water Act. Can you enlighten?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><em>-- Mitch Jenkins, Cincinnati, OH</em></p><p> Sun, 05 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 30250 at http://nhpr.org Beer Brewers For Clean Water Coping With The 'Crazy Quilt'? Towns And State Revamp Shoreland Protection http://nhpr.org/post/coping-crazy-quilt-towns-and-state-revamp-shoreland-protection <p>Perhaps the biggest driver of New Hampshire’s tourist economy is clean water. Sparkling lakes sell boats, second homes, and jet-ski rentals. But keeping that water clean means smart development. As a new bill changing how the state protects shoreland works its way through the legislature, different New Hampshire towns disagree on what exactly smart development looks like.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 23313 at http://nhpr.org Coping With The 'Crazy Quilt'? Towns And State Revamp Shoreland Protection Using Water Well http://nhpr.org/post/using-water-well <p>We'll talk to members of the Governor's Water Sustainability Commission about what they're hearing as they travel around the state and identify the state's greatest aquatic issues.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 3864 at http://nhpr.org Using Water Well Intervale Firm Accused of Water Pollution In The North Country http://nhpr.org/post/intervale-firm-accused-water-pollution-north-country <p>An Intervale firm is in trouble with the Environmental Protection Agency over allegations of water pollution in the North Country.</p><p>&nbsp;NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p>CSG Holdings &ndash; also known as Columbia Sand &amp; Gravel - is accused of allowing polluted water to get into the Connecticut River.</p><p>&ldquo;The nature of the discharge from the site contained large amounts of suspended solids basically. &nbsp;Sand. &nbsp;Silt.&rdquo;</p><p>That&rsquo;s David Deegan, an <a href="http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region1.html">EPA </a>spokesman.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 19:47:12 +0000 Chris Jensen 3011 at http://nhpr.org Great Bay Area Communities Sue State Over Water Quality Issues http://nhpr.org/post/great-bay-area-communities-sue-state-over-water-quality-issues <p>A coalition of Great Bay area communities is suing the state and the Department of Environmental Services,&nbsp;claiming DES failed to follow proper rules when determining water quality standards in the Great Bay.</p><p>Dover, Portsmouth, Rochester, Exeter and Newmarket claim&nbsp;DES violated state and federal law by not conducting a formal public process when determining water quality standards in the Great Bay.</p><p>As a result, the communities say they face unnecessary multi-million dollar wastewater treatment upgrades.</p> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 19:03:35 +0000 Amy Quinton 2732 at http://nhpr.org Great Bay Area Communities Sue State Over Water Quality Issues