Nitrogen http://nhpr.org en Legislators Will Take Up Great Bay Issues In January http://nhpr.org/post/legislators-will-take-great-bay-issues-january <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Come January, New Hampshire lawmakers will consider a bevy of bills dealing with the water quality of Great Bay. Some proposals confront waste-water treatment plant costs head-on, while others skirt that controversy.</p><p>The decline in the ecosystem of the Great Bay, coupled with Portsmouth, Rochester, and Dover's decision to fight the EPA over required wastewater treatment plant to upgrades is inspiring action in Concord.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 22:18:38 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 18960 at http://nhpr.org Legislators Will Take Up Great Bay Issues In January Efforts to Restore Oyster Beds Could be a Stopgap Measure for Great Bay http://nhpr.org/post/efforts-restore-oyster-beds-could-be-stopgap-measure-great-bay <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/newhampshire/the-nature-of-new-hampshire.xml">The Nature Conservancy</a> and the University of New Hampshire are working to restore oyster beds in the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Bay_(New_Hampshire)">Great Bay</a>. The organization hopes its efforts can help stave off an ecosystem collapse while towns in the watershed work toward upgrading their wastewater plants.&nbsp; Wed, 20 Jun 2012 02:36:51 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 7204 at http://nhpr.org Efforts to Restore Oyster Beds Could be a Stopgap Measure for Great Bay