WATER QUALITY

Greenland Selectmen & Residents Meet To Discuss Coakley

State Representative Mindi Messmer of Rye, NH and Jeff Barnum of the Conservation Law Foundation led a meeting of Greenland Selectmen and Greenland, NH residents on Monday showing the presence of perflourochemicals in surface water around Coakley landfill, including in Berry's Brook.

It's hoped these new results will lead to the Coakley Landfill Group help pay to pipe municipal water to Greenland residents after the town's selectmen requested the service.

Max Sullivan of Seacoastonline reported on the meeting and the complete article is attached in the Press section of this site.

The nearly two-hour meeting saw comments from residents, legislators, selectmen, the EPA and the NH Department of Environmental Services.

Greenland Selectmen earlier in the evening approved a warrant article for the March ballot to increase the town's budget by $25,000 in anticipation of expenses related to dealing with delivering clean water to town residents.