WATER QUALITY

PFAS Accountability Bill

Legislation aimed at making sure federal agencies are held accountable for cleaning up PFAS contamination at military bases across the country has been introduced by NH Senators Shaheen and Hassan.

Thousands of people working at the Pease International Tradeport, along with children and infants who attended two day-care centers there, were exposed to multiple PFAS chemicals from contaminated water in the city-owned Haven well up until its closure in 2014.

The Shaheen-Hassan bi-partisan PFAS Accountability Act calls for federal facilities, including military installations, to expedite cooperative agreements with states to address PFAS contamination.

A complete article published in the Portsmouth Herald on Tuesday August 28, can be found below.