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NEW LAWS LIMIT USE OF TOXIC PFAS CHEMICALS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

PATCH | September 04, 2019

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Banning certain use of the toxic perfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu, who recently addressed the chemicals' hazard to the public's health and the environment. Two new laws now prohibit the use of PFAS in furniture, carpeting and firefighting foams. Sununu signed the bills into law at the Hampton fire station on Tuesday, surrounded by first-responders supporting the initiative. The chemicals' contamination of local groundwater has made news in...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE SUES 3M, DUPONT AND OTHER CHEMICAL FIRMS FOR TOXIC DAMAGE

The Japan Times | May 30, 2019

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New Hampshire has sued eight companies including 3M and the DuPont Co. for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers.The state becomes the second in the nation to go after the makers and distributors of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS and the first to target statewide contamination. The lawsuit also names Chemours Company, Chemguard Inc., Tyco Fire Products, Buckeye Fire Equi...

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DATA SHOW HUGE DROP IN CHEMICAL RELEASES IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

SFGate | January 15, 2017

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The Environmental Protection Agency says its most recent data show reported chemical releases dropped 91 percent in New Hampshire from 2005 to 2015.Reporting facilities in the state reduced their releases from nearly 5.3 million pounds to under a half-million pounds during the 10-year span, according to data from the federal agency. Among the top chemicals released into the environment in New Hampshire in 2014 were sulfuric and hydrochloric acids, and zinc and barium compounds, the EPA said. The...

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EPA REPATRIATES FOUR CONTAINERS OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL TO GREECE, FINES LEC FOR POLLUTION

Liberian Observer | January 13, 2020

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has with immediate effect ordered the repatriation of four 40-feet containers of hazardous chemicals to Greece, from where they were brought, before entering Liberia. According to EPA Executive Director Nathaniel Blama, the chemical on the containers were fast tracked by the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) while conducting its regular inspection of cargos that are brought into the country. The EPA Director said the chemical when disposed of in any ...

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NEW LAWS LIMIT USE OF TOXIC PFAS CHEMICALS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

PATCH | September 04, 2019

Banning certain use of the toxic perfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu, who recently addressed the chemicals' hazard to the public's health and the environment. Two new laws now prohibit the use of PFAS in furniture, carpeting and firefighting foams. Sununu signed the bills into law at the Hampton fire station on Tuesday, surrounded by first-responders supporting the initiative. The chemicals' contamination of local groundwater has made news in...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE SUES 3M, DUPONT AND OTHER CHEMICAL FIRMS FOR TOXIC DAMAGE

The Japan Times | May 30, 2019

New Hampshire has sued eight companies including 3M and the DuPont Co. for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers.The state becomes the second in the nation to go after the makers and distributors of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS and the first to target statewide contamination. The lawsuit also names Chemours Company, Chemguard Inc., Tyco Fire Products, Buckeye Fire Equi...

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DATA SHOW HUGE DROP IN CHEMICAL RELEASES IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

SFGate | January 15, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency says its most recent data show reported chemical releases dropped 91 percent in New Hampshire from 2005 to 2015.Reporting facilities in the state reduced their releases from nearly 5.3 million pounds to under a half-million pounds during the 10-year span, according to data from the federal agency. Among the top chemicals released into the environment in New Hampshire in 2014 were sulfuric and hydrochloric acids, and zinc and barium compounds, the EPA said. The...

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EPA REPATRIATES FOUR CONTAINERS OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL TO GREECE, FINES LEC FOR POLLUTION

Liberian Observer | January 13, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has with immediate effect ordered the repatriation of four 40-feet containers of hazardous chemicals to Greece, from where they were brought, before entering Liberia. According to EPA Executive Director Nathaniel Blama, the chemical on the containers were fast tracked by the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) while conducting its regular inspection of cargos that are brought into the country. The EPA Director said the chemical when disposed of in any ...

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