PLYMOUTH — Snow depth and temperature, two pieces of data that could lead to a better understanding of avalanches in Tuckerman Ravine and flooding downstream, are poised to be collected thanks to the ingenuity of a group of Plymouth State University students and researchers.
CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu may not like the state’s new law providing electric ratepayer subsidies to wood-burning power plants, but his attorney general will defend the law against a challenge before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
NASHUA — Construction of a new boat ramp facility at Greeley Park, designed to provide better access to the Merrimack River, could begin in a few months.
A Manchester developer said he’s giving up on the land off Hackett Hill Road that was once touted as a prime setting for a high-end corporate park, after he and city officials disagreed over the future of the property.
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CONCORD — A slight hike in the rooms and meals tax, a $1 million increase in support from the state general fund and a mandatory registration fee for canoes and kayaks are among the recommendations to emerge from yet another study on the future of the Fish and Game Department.
GOFFSTOWN — A fuel oil truck overturned on an icy road early Sunday, leaking hundreds of gallons of heating oil near a brook that feeds the town’s water supply.
If there is interest during the RFP process, the town could potentially receive revenue should the project move forward, according to the town manager.
The Conservation Law Foundation has been threatening the state with a lawsuit over a New Durham fish hatchery for months, and last week it delivered.
MANCHESTER — City fire officials confirmed they received a few dozen complaints from North End, West Side and center city residents who reported smelling gas in their neighborhoods.
GREENLAND — New water filtration systems have been installed at Breakfast Hill Golf Club and a home next to the Coakley Landfill after the suspected carcinogen 1,4-dioxane was found to be above new state standards.
CONCORD — The debate over a new law that requires New Hampshire utilities to purchase power from wood-burning power plants at higher than market prices is now headed to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
FRANCONIA – Unlike some prior meetings, the Nov. 2 session of the Mount Washington Commission was decidedly civil and even featured several light moments.For more than a year, three organizations that are part of the commission – the Mount Washington Auto Road, the Mount Washington Observato…
NEWINGTON — Work being done to help protect animals and birds living at Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge has been lauded by officials and preservationists.
NASHUA — Despite calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to remove all contamination from the former Mohawk Tannery site, officials from the agency said Tuesday that they are still recommending remediation using an impermeable cap.
MERRIMACK — The Saint-Gobain facility in town is still releasing small amounts of polyfluoroalkyl chemicals from its smokestacks, which could be contributing to local groundwater contamination, according to officials.
PORTSMOUTH — The city will be moving forward with the latest technology as officials here work to filter out contamination from drinking water at Pease International Tradeport.
Several residents from New Hampshire traveled to Washington this week to participate in the first-ever Senate hearing on polyfluoroalkyl substances, urging legislators to take more action to address the growing contamination.
PORTSMOUTH — Officials from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry laid out their plans to test people exposed to contaminated drinking water at Pease International Tradeport during a meeting Thursday evening.
MERRIMACK — A new area of groundwater contamination has been discovered in Merrimack, this time at one of the town’s two parks.
MANCHESTER — After negotiations with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the city has agreed to spend more than $6 million to install mercury pollution control systems at its sewage incinerator.
GREENLAND — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released data summarizing the results of recent fish tissue sampling conducted at Berry’s Brook.
CONCORD — Rural and suburban communities across the state are sharing nearly $24 million in awards to improve drinking water and groundwater under the latest rounds of grants from the Drinking Water and Groundwater Advisory Commission, the New Hampshire Senate has announced.
MANCHESTER — A West Side activist has organized a cleanup this Saturday of Bass Island and the mouth of the Piscataquog River, the first time in 20 years that the area has received some tender loving care.
TAMWORTH — Dominated by the iconic, rocky peak of Mount Chocorua, the easternmost gateway to the White Mountains, the Chocorua Lake and Basin have long been admired by residents and visitors alike.
NASHUA — Two city aldermen are calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its recommended alternative and do more to clean up the contaminated Mohawk Tannery site in the center of Nashua.
LONDONDERRY — About 50 people, including some state senators, representatives and members of the forestry industry, attended a gathering at the Milton CAT facility on Industrial Drive to drum up support for a legislative override of two vetoes by Gov. Chris Sununu.
President Donald Trump’s rollback of the Clean Power Plan will allow some New Hampshire utilities to avoid expensive retrofits in the future but could lead to more pollution from coal-burning power plants in upwind Midwestern states.
Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the “red tide” that has been killing marine life along a 150-mile stretch of the Gulf Coast, the head of a leading marine lab said.
MERRIMACK — The town’s water company is seeking grants to design and engineer a system that would extend the effectiveness of filtration for two public wells currently offline because of contamination.