Superfund http://nhpr.org en EPA To Hold Public Hearing On Cleanup Of Chlor-Alkali Superfund Site http://nhpr.org/post/epa-hold-public-hearing-cleanup-chlor-alkali-superfund-site <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The public has a chance to learn about cleanup proposals at a former chemical plant in northern New Hampshire that was named a federal Superfund site in 2005. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Chlor-Alkali<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> site is along the east bank of the </span>Androscoggin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> River in Berlin. The plant had supported the production of paper in local mills. Mon, 26 May 2014 14:55:40 +0000 Associated Press 49181 at http://nhpr.org Pease Well Is Shut Down After Unregulated Contaminant Discovered http://nhpr.org/post/pease-well-shut-down-after-unregulated-contaminant-discovered <p></p><p>State officials have shut-down one of three drinking water wells that serve the Pease Tradeport. The well was contaminated with an unregulated chemical found in foams used by firefighters.</p><p>Perflourooctane Sulfonic Acid, or PFOS, was found in the well which serves the 250 businesses and 8,300 employees of the Pease Tradeport. It was detected in levels that exceed a “provisional health advisory” level set by the EPA.</p><p></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 21:30:53 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 48965 at http://nhpr.org Pease Well Is Shut Down After Unregulated Contaminant Discovered New Site In Farmington Declared Eligible For Superfund Cleanup http://nhpr.org/post/new-site-farmington-declared-eligible-superfund-cleanup <p></p><p>New Hampshire has a new <a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.372925,-71.058222&amp;ll=43.373206,-71.05805&amp;spn=0.011792,0.026157&amp;num=1&amp;t=h&amp;z=16">Superfund site</a> in the town of Farmington. The 123-acre parcel once hosted Davidson Rubber Company, a plant that manufactured car parts like dashboards, trim pieces and bumpers. It’s taken seven years to get a contaminated former industrial site included into the federal clean-up program.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:11:23 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 39964 at http://nhpr.org New Site In Farmington Declared Eligible For Superfund Cleanup As Water Cleanup Commences, Beede Story Shows Superfund Law's Flaws http://nhpr.org/post/water-cleanup-commences-beede-story-shows-superfund-laws-flaws <p></p><p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:50:18 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 36225 at http://nhpr.org As Water Cleanup Commences, Beede Story Shows Superfund Law's Flaws DES Moving Towards New Superfund Site in Farmington http://nhpr.org/post/des-moving-towards-new-superfund-site-farmington <p>The Department of Environmental Services is working to have &nbsp;a former auto-parts factory and landfill in Farmington declared a <a href="http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/waste/hwrb/fss/superfund/index.htm">Superfund </a>site.&nbsp;DES officials are confident the site will be accepted into the federal program.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:55:02 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 6808 at http://nhpr.org