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New Hampshire Water Activists Hope Health Survey Will Push State To Act

Carol DiPirro talks with neighbor, Andrea Inamorati, about a health survey following water contamination in Merrimack, NH
Photo by Emily Corwin for NHPR

Over a year ago, residents near Merrimack, New Hampshire learned their drinking water had been contaminated by emissions from a plastics plant owned by the multinational company, Saint-Gobain.

More than a year later, some residents in Merrimack say state and federal officials haven’t done enough to protect them from the contamination. Now, a few are taking things into their own hands, going door to door.

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