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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE: April 17, 2014
CONTACT: Gary Lynn, 603 271-8873

Public Informational Meeting Notice

NHDES Announces MtBE Remediation Fund Informational Meetings

Concord, NH - The State of New Hampshire has received settlement funds to resolve litigation related to the use of the gasoline additive, methyl-tertiary-butyl ether ("MtBE"), and its adverse impacts on the quality of groundwater and drinking water in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) and Department of Justice have been authorized to expend these funds to address MtBE contamination in New Hampshire. The following public meetings have been scheduled to inform the public about the MtBE contamination problem and NHDES's work to address it, and to solicit feedback on the development of a plan for optimally using the available funds.


Date/Time Location
April 24, 2014
7 to 9 PM
Health and Human Services Building Auditorium
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH
April 28, 2014
7 to 9 PM
DES Coastal Office Pease International Tradeport
222 International Drive
Portsmouth, NH
May 5, 2014
7 to 9 PM
North Country Resource Center
629B Main Street
Lancaster, NH

Questions or comments about the MtBE Remediation Fund may be directed to the attention of Gary S. Lynn, P.E., Department of Environmental Services, Waste Management Division, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03302-0095; Tel. No. (603) 271-8873; Fax (603) 271-2181; E-mail: Gary.Lynn@des.nh.gov.




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