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WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced that her provision directing the Department of Defense to report to the Armed Services Committee on its progress in replacing the PFC-based firefighting foam that has contaminated water supplies nation-wide, including around the Pease Air National Guard Base, has been included in the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act.
(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (D-02), joined a group of 170 members of Congress to introduce companion resolutions in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives formally calling on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign.
PORTSMOUTH -- The state’s congressional delegation sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency pushing it to complete the deep bedrock investigation at the Coakley landfill Superfund cleanup site as soon as possible.
The investigation is being planned to help determine how water - and contaminants - are flowing away from the 27-acre former landfill.
RYE, NH— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today convened a roundtable of scientists, experts, and regional stakeholders at the Seacoast Science Center to discuss the potential consequences of the Trump administration’s decision to open New Hampshire’s shoreline to offshore oil and gas drilling.
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter
Erik Chapman, Acting Director of NH Sea Grant
Dr. Thomas Lippman, Associate Professor at UNH
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Brian Gennaco, Owner, Virgin Oyster Co.
Peter Shelley, Senior Counsel, Conservation Law Foundation
Rob Werner, NH State Director, League of Conservation Voters