Legislature’s Action May End Court Hold On New Hampshire PFAS Standards

August 31, 2020
New Hampshire’s environment department is asking a state court to lift a ban on enforcing the state’s landmark drinking water and groundwater standards for four per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) following the state legislature’s passage of identical standards in July and their enactment into law. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) is asking the Merrimack County Superior Court to lift a preliminary injunction it imposed last November blocking enforcement of the state’s rules setting down enforceable drinking water...

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