Forever Chemicals-New Hampshire

A top environmental official in New Hampshire has told a Congressional hearing that the federal government should be leading the way in setting standards for a class of toxic chemicals that has caused widespread contamination in the state.

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WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A New Hampshire legislative committee has voted to approve some of the nation's toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that have caused widespread contamination and sparked health concerns.