EPA Region 1 Focuses Efforts to Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning in the NH and ME Seacoast Area

In 2018, EPA Region 1 will focus part of its lead-based paint outreach, compliance monitoring, and enforcement activities in the New Hampshire and Maine Seacoast Area.  The cities of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Portland, Maine, like many in the Northeast, have some of the oldest housing in the United States and both areas are experiencing […]

New Hampshire Legislative Updates

In February 2018, New Hampshire RSA 130-A was updated to incorporate modifications brought about by Senate Bill (SB) 247. Changes include: Lowering the blood lead level to 3 micrograms per deciliter (μg/dL) at which the HHLPPP notifies both parent and property owner of children under the age of six of the child’s blood lead elevation Implementing […]