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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) issued the following statements after the final version of the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was announced following Senate and House negotiations. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen, Hassan and Shea-Porter helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton and Portsmouth Harbors.
***Conference agreement includes funding for upgrades at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard***
***Funds Burn Pits Center of Excellence***
***Includes $14 million for identification, mitigation, and clean-up costs across DoD for PFOS and PFOA contamination***
DOVER, NH— Earlier today at the Dover Public Library, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter hosted a reception for veterans who have submitted their stories to the Library of Congress (LOC) and the American Folklife Center’s Veterans History Project. The collection can be searched here.