State lawmakers advanced a bill this week that would explore a policy tactic putting producers of packaging, plastics, and other types of waste on the hook for environmental impacts throughout a product’s lifecycle.
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State Program Offers Rebates for PFAS Remediation in Private Wells
Private wells in more than 120 New Hampshire communities have shown elevated amounts of PFAS chemicals.
AARP: NH Family Caregivers Gave $2.8 Billion in Uncompensated Care in 2021
Nearly 168,000 Granite Staters were providing critical home-based care to older people or adults with a serious health condition in 2021, according to AARP’s latest update to its “Valuing the Invaluable” report.
With Illegal Crossings Up and Federal Aid Down, Sununu Wants $1.4 Million for Border Patrols
A record number of people, many families with young children and infants, entered the country illegally from Canada in January, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Child Poverty Dropped to a Record Low Last Year. A New Report Shows How to Keep It That Way.
The expanded child tax credit that families received in 2021 helped reduce child poverty across the country, but particularly in the South where families lack a sufficient safety net, according to a paper released on Wednesday.
Is Wood in Streams Always Good? | Opinion
In the face of long-term declines in the wild populations of our state fish, the Eastern brook trout, one of the actions being taken across the state and region is putting wood into streams.
The Second Most Forested State, NH May End Its Forester Licensing Program
When David Falkenham heard the state’s forester license is on the chopping block as part of budget talks in Concord, two words came to mind: “complete disaster.”
New Hampshire May Explore Offshore Wind Workforce Training Center
The anticipated development of wind power off New Hampshire’s coastline will require a workforce likely numbering in the thousands.
March 2 Marks the Third Anniversary of COVID in NH. For Hospitals, the Challenge Continues. | Opinion
March 2 marks the third anniversary of the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Hampshire. It was on that day that the first case of COVID-19 in New Hampshire was diagnosed.
State Lawmakers Debate Privacy Protections for Consumers in an Era of Data Breaches
In the fall of 2021, T-Mobile contacted 116,079 Granite Staters to deliver bad news: Their personal information – including their name, date of birth, Social Security number, and driver’s license information – had been the subject of a data breach.