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Dec-2012
Dec-26-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Responding to Climate Change
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Dec-20-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Cleaning and Revitalizing NH's Worst Sites
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Dec-17-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Restoring the "Bread Basket" of the Coast
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Dec-11-2012 DES Reaches Agreement with Liberty Utilities on Lower Liberty Hill Road, Gilford Cleanup Plan
Dec-10-2012 Piscataqua River Dye Study at Peirce Island Scheduled for December 11
Dec-4-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: DES's Innovative Approach to Assuring Safe Disposal of Hazardous Waste
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
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Nov-2012
Nov-19-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Ensuring That Particle Pollution is Nothing to Choke Over
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Nov-19-2012 DES Declares Air Quality Action Day
Unhealthy Air Pollution Levels Predicted for Southwestern New Hampshire, November 19 into November 21
Nov-14-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: New Hampshire's Dams – The Secret to Our Lakes
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Nov-9-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: The End of the Unlined Landfill
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Nov-5-2012 DES to Host Second Workshop on Revisions to Air Permitting and Volatile Organic Compound Technology Rules
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Oct-2012
Oct-25-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: New Hampshire's Rivers – What a Difference a Generation Makes
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Oct-19-2012 Public Meeting Notice
Pawtuckaway Lake and the DRAFT Lamprey River Water Management Plan
Oct-18-2012 State Removes Cyanobacteria Lake Warning for Long Pond, Pelham, NH, Dracut, MA & Tyngsboro, MA
Oct-15-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: DES's Management of Septic Systems Has Protected Public Health and Public Waters for Over 25 Years
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Oct-8-2012 Grants Available for Keeping New Hampshire Waters Clean
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Sep-2012
Sep-27-2012 DES to Host Workshop on Revisions to Air Permitting and Volatile Organic Compound Technology Rules
Sep-21-2012 DES Announces Official Opening of Air Monitoring Station at Moose Hill School, Londonderry
Sep-21-2012 DES Announces Official Opening of Air Monitoring Station in Londonderry
Sep-17-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Pollution Prevention in the Granite State
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Sep-17-2012 NH Pollution Prevention Program Celebrates Pollution Prevention Week, September 17-23
Sep-12-2012 United States Drug Enforcement Administration is Sponsoring a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 29, 2012
Sep-11-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: 25-Plus Years of Cleaning Up Our Coast
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Sep-10-2012 State Announces Its 2012 Fall Drawdown of Lakes Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Sep-10-2012 Fossil Fuel Free Fall Coming to NH
Sep-10-2012 Act Now to Protect Your Groundwater
Protect Your Groundwater Day is September 11
Sep-7-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Keeping Exotic Species Out of New Hampshire's Lakes
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Sep-6-2012 State Issues Cyanobacteria Warning for Long Pond, Pelham, NH, Dracut, MA & Tyngsboro, MA
Sep-5-2012 Public Meeting Notice
September 10, Pre-bid Meeting for Operation of Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station
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Aug-2012
Aug-29-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Tackling Phosphorus in our Lakes. Great progress has been made in 25 years.
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Aug-27-2012 Public Hearing Notice
August 31 Hearings on Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF); State Aid Grant (SAG) for Water Pollution Control; and Water System Interconnection and Groundwater Investigation (SIGI) Grant Program
Aug-14-2012 Public Hearing Notice
Lake Level Investigation – Pleasant Lake, Deerfield and Northwood
Aug-2-2012 DES Declares Air Quality Action Day
Unhealthy Air Pollution Levels Predicted for Tomorrow
Aug-1-2012 Grant Funding Available to Protect Drinking Water Supply Lands in the Southern I-93 Corridor and Lake Massabesic Watershed
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Jul-2012
Jul-26-2012 Public Comment Period Extended; Water Levels of Pawtuckaway Lake
Jul-24-2012 On-line Permit-by-Notification for Rock Crushing Plants
Jul-23-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Why Keeping New Hampshire's Lakes Clean is Worth It
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Jul-17-2012 Water Commission Seeks Help Shaping the Future of New Hampshire's Water
New Hampshire Water Sustainability Commission Seeks Public Input Through July 31, 2012
Jul-12-2012 DES Declares Air Quality Action Day
Unhealthy Air Pollution Levels Predicted for Friday and Saturday
Jul-11-2012 DES Warns of Expanding Infestations of Exotic Aquatic Plants
Infestations documented at Otter Lake in Greenfield and Naticook Lake in Merrimack
Jul-9-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: 25 Plus Years of Progress in Bringing Healthier Air to New Hampshire
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
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Jun-2012
Jun-28-2012 Hampton Beach State Park is rated a Five Star Beach by NRDC
N.H. Coastal Beaches rated 2nd Cleanest Beaches in Nation
Jun-25-2012 Celebrate National Oceans Month by Volunteering with the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation
Jun-20-2012 N.H. Employees and Citizens Receive Gulf of Maine Council Awards
Jun-19-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: 25 Years of Progress in Fighting Ozone Air Pollution in New Hampshire
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Jun-14-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Improving the Effectiveness of Wetland Mitigation in New Hampshire
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Jun-1-2012 DES Announces Available Funding for Clean Water Projects
Clean Water State Revolving Fund Project Solicitation and Informational Meeting Notice
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May-2012
May-23-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: The Importance of Wetlands Protection to New Hampshire
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
May-23-2012 DES Partners with USGS to Improve Maps of NH's River Systems
May-22-2012 Public Meeting Notice
Water Levels of Pawtuckaway Lake
May-22-2012 DES "Green Your Fleet!" Workshop to be held Friday, June 1, 2012 in Nashua
May-17-2012 DES Winnipesaukee River Basin Program Adopts 10-Year Capital Improvement Plan
May-11-2012 "What's in YOUR Water?"
Find Out During Drinking Water Week
May-10-2012 Boaters Watch Your Mailboxes - New Survey Invites Boat Owners to Inform Ocean Management in the Northeast
May-10-2012 Water Suppliers Tout the Value of Drinking Water During Drinking Water Week
May-10-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Safer Drinking Water from Rivers, Lakes, and Reservoirs
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
May-9-2012 Department of Justice
Court Approves $66,000 Penalty for Violations of State Wetlands Laws on the Saco River in Conway
May-9-2012 Drinking Water Week Reminds New Hampshire Residents of the Value of Water Systems
May-8-2012 Water community urges students, job seekers to ‘work for water’
May-7-2012 New Hampshire to Celebrate Drinking Water Week 2012
May-3-2012 DES Awards Presented To Protect the Quality and Availability of Local Drinking Water Resources
May-1-2012 Opinion/Editorial
25 for 25: Getting Arsenic Out of Our Drinking Water
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
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Apr-2012
Apr-30-2012 Air Quality Awareness Week, April 30 to May 4
Apr-27-2012 Statewide Challenge Aims to Replace 4,000 Trips by December 31
Apr-25-2012 DES's Scott Hilton Recieves Prestigious EPA Merit Award
Apr-25-2012 Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative Honored with U.S. Water Prize
Apr-24-2012 Opinion/Editorial (580 words)
25 for 25: How the Winnispesaukee River Basin Program Helped to Save the Lakes Region
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Apr-17-2012 Opinion/Editorial (664 words)
This Earth Day, I Express Thanks to Our Volunteers
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Apr-13-2012 United States Drug Enforcement Administration is Sponsoring a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28, 2012
Apr-6-2012 New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
Come Enjoy Discover WILD New Hampshire Day on Saturday, April 21, 2012
Apr-5-2012 Attend the Largest Drinking Water Protection Workshop in New England
Workshop Wednesday, May 2, 2012 in Concord, NH
Apr-4-2012 Protect Your Family: Test Your Private Well Water
National Public Health Week is April 2 to 8
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Mar-2012
Mar-30-2012 Opinion/Editorial (626 words)
25 for 25: Clean Water from Improved Wastewater Treatment
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Mar-20-2012 Opinion/Editorial (634 words)
25 for 25: DES's Brownfields Program Breaking Down Barriers to Community Revitalization
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Mar-16-2012 Wild Beach Grass to Be Replanted at Odiorne Point State Park
Mar-12-2012 Homeowners Are Urged to Test Their Wells
National Ground Water Awareness Week is March 11 to 17
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Feb-2012
Feb-29-2012 Department of Justice
Gateway Resource Recovery LLC Pleads Guilty to Reckless Conduct for Handling of Lead
Feb-29-2012 State Announces Availability of Two Grant Funding Opportunities for Wetlands Restoration and Drinking Water Protection
Feb-29-2012 Revising New Hampshire's Drought Management Plan
Public Informational Meeting, March 12, in Concord
Feb-28-2012 Common Man Inn and Restaurant in Claremont Achieves Environmental Champion Status
Feb-28-2012 DES to Hold Public Information Session on Proposed Revisions to Air Permitting Rules (Env-A 600)
Thursday, March 8 at 9:30 a.m.
Feb-22-2012 Department of Justice
Merrimack County Superior Court Penalizes Walter Jensen and Summer and Winter Construction, LLC, $18,000 for Unlawful Asbestos Removal Projects
Feb-22-2012 Opinion/Editorial (741 words)
25 for 25: New Hampshire's Underground Storage Tank Program – An Unseen Success Story
By Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
Feb-14-2012 DES Declares Air Quality Action Day
Unhealthy Air Pollution Levels Predicted for Southwestern New Hampshire, February 14 into February 16
Feb-9-2012 DES Declares Air Quality Action Day
Unhealthy Air Pollution Levels Predicted for Southwestern New Hampshire, February 9 into February 11
Feb-8-2012 Department of Justice
PetSmart Pays $15,000 in Settlement of Allegations of Cadmium in Packaging
Feb-6-2012 Department of Justice
Marine Contractor Penalized $20,000 for Violating State Wetlands Laws
Feb-6-2012 Opinion/Editorial (764 words)
25 for 25: NHDES Highlighting 25 Years of Environmental Protection
First of Twenty-five: Environmental Permitting – Healthy Environment and a Strong Economy Go Hand-in-Hand
Thomas S. Burack, DES Commissioner
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Jan-2012
Jan-19-2012 Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Lab to Re-Open Monday
Staff to Test Laboratory Equipment on Friday
Jan-17-2012 Department of Health and Human Services
29 Hazen Drive to Re-Open on Wednesday January 18th
Public Health Lab to Remain Closed
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