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Earth Day/Week Open Houses
DES Hosting Open Houses to Celebrate Earth Day
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 18, 2006
CONTACT: Jim Martin, 603-271-3710
Kathy Brockett, 603-271-6284

MEDIA/PUBLIC ADVISORY

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) is hosting several open houses around the state in celebration of Earth Day/Week. The public is welcome to attend any of the events listed below. For further information about these and other events celebrating Earth Day, visit www.des.nh.gov/.

Open Houses:

Wednesday April 19, 2006
Manchester Air Monitoring Station Open House

  • Time: 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Pearl Street, Manchester, NH
  • Directions - Take Amoskeag Bridge Exit (Exit 6) off I-293 and follow Amoskeag Street across river toward downtown Manchester. At the lights, turn right onto Elm Street (Route 3) and follow for approximately 0.5 miles. Turn left onto Orange Street, proceed 1.5 blocks, past Church Street. You will see a large parking lot on the right. Take a right into the Parking Lot. Our monitoring station is in the middle of the parking lot (two white trailers with monitoring equipment on their roofs).
  • Contact: Barbara Fales, (800)-498-6868
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Thursday, April 20, 2006
Pierce Island Air Monitoring Station, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

  • Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Location: Pierce Island Air Monitoring Station, Portsmouth, NH.
  • Directions - From Portsmouth circle, follow US-1 Bypass N, take Maplewood Avenue ramp, turn right onto Maplewood, Maplewood becomes Middle St./US 1, turn left onto State St./US 1 N, turn right onto Marcy St./NH-1B, turn left onto Mechanic St., follow straight onto Pierce Island Road.
  • Contact: Barbara Fales, (800)-498-6868

Saturday, April 22, 2006
DES Air Monitoring Station in Concord Tours/Open House

  • Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Planned tours at 11:00 a.m. and 1 p.m. in conjunction with Discover Wild NH Days)
  • Location: NH Dept. of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen Dr., Concord, NH
  • Directions: www.des.nh.gov
  • Contact Person: Barbara Fales, 800-498-6868



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