The problem is that we think there are about 4,700 of these PFAS chemicals potentially on the market right now. There has been little to no safety testing on almost all of them – except four. And what we know about those four is very concerning.
PORTSMOUTH - A state legislative committee is set to vote Thursday on water quality standards for PFAS chemicals that are substantially lower than the ones set by the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
CONCORD — Leading environmentalists vow to keep the pressure on as state regulators this week begin crafting enforceable drinking water standards for perfluoroalkyl or PFAS in drinking water.
Former state lawmaker Mindi Messmer has been a leader in the campaign to convince the Legislature to pass a new law (SB 309, passed in 2018), calling on the Department of Environmental Services to create standards that are “protective of prenatal and early childhood exposure.
PORTSMOUTH, NH: Today, NH Attorney General Gordon MacDonald, announced in a 40-page document that he has filed a lawsuits against 8 manufacturers of perfluorinated chemicals (PFAS or PFCs) including 3M, DuPont, Chemours, Chemguard, Tyco Fire Products, Buckeye Fire Equipment, Kidde-Fenwal, and National Foam, Inc. on behalf of NH communities facing drinking water contamination at a press conference this morning in Concord.