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EPA Releases Five-Year Report on N.H. Superfund Site

EPA Releases Five-Year Report on N.H. Superfund Site

The EPA has issued a number of new recommendations centered on monitoring PFCs and other chemicals around the Coakley landfill in New Hampshire.

In an effort to prevent water contamination around the Superfund cleanup site, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a number of new recommendations centered on monitoring PFCs and other chemicals around the Coakley landfill in New Hampshire.

Specifically, the report calls for implementing “land-use restrictions” or other controls like a “municipal ordinance prohibiting the installation of new wells and the increased use of existing wells,” according to Seacoastonline.com.

Seacoastonline.com has more information:

The Environmental Protection Agency issued a series of new recommendations aimed at monitoring PFCs and other chemicals around the Coakley landfill in an effort to prevent water contamination around the Superfund cleanup site.

The recommendations are included in its five-year review of the site in Greenland and North Hampton that served as a landfill for Portsmouth, North Hampton, Newington, New Castle and Pease Air Force Base in the 1970s and 1980s, according to the report.

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