The town of Newport has received $6.1 million in federal funding to update its wastewater treatment facility.
Tag Archives: Environment
Republican and Democratic Former EPA Heads Support Inflation Reduction Act’s Passage
The three former officials called the bill ‘the most significant piece of climate legislation in United States history.’
Seabrook Watchdog Creates Radiation Monitoring System to Withstand Extreme Weather
The watchdog group C-10 has 19 devices monitoring radiation levels within a 10-mile radius of the Seabrook Station nuclear power plant. Those independently operated devices provide real-time information and trigger alerts if radiation reaches a dangerous level.
With Biodiversity Declining, State Efforts Aim to Monitor and Protect Endangered Birds
It’s been around 20 years since the state last collected reliable data on the endangered northern harrier, a mid-sized raptor native to the state.
Would Legislation Make it ‘Virtually Impossible’ to Site a Landfill in New Hampshire? | Opinion
The vast majority of land in New Hampshire is hydrogeologically suitable for landfill siting because it lies over the type of soils that transmit groundwater slowly toward our nearby lakes and rivers.
How Hot Is Too Hot for the Human Body? | Opinion
Heat waves are becoming supercharged as the climate changes – lasting longer, becoming more frequent, and getting just plain hotter.
‘Already Underwater’: A Museum Adapts to Climate Change to Keep History Above Water
Water enters the buildings from above and below, buildings Rodney Rowland is charged with preserving. Climate change has made his job at the Strawbery Banke Museum more difficult, filling the basement of some of the buildings with 16 to 24 inches of water for much of the winter, when especially high tides called king tides are common.
Effects of Climate Change Are Already Changing Life on the Seacoast
Those living on the New Hampshire Seacoast are intimately aware of the impacts of climate change. They’ve watched high tides draw closer over the years, flooding their streets and homes. The ocean that drew them here now threatens their ability to stay.