An Informational Discussion Concerning Recent Contaminants Found in the Squam Watershed

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Boyd Science Center, Room #144, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

The Squam Lakes Association and Plymouth State University's Center for the Environment invite the public to attend a panel discussion pertaining to recent findings of environmentally significant levels of persistent organic pollutants (POP) in sediments of certain streams draining into Squam Lake. 

Joining us to provide more information and answer questions are:

  • Ted Diers, Watershed Management Bureau Administrator, NHDES
  • Bob Lucic, Attorney at Sheehan Phinney and SLA Board Chair
  • Dick McGrath, Principal Environmental Consultant with the Isosceles Group
  • Harry Vogel, Director of the Loon Preservation Committee
  • E.B. James, Executive Director of the Squam Lakes Association
  • Moderator: Joe Boyer, Director of PSU's Center for the Environment

Panelists at this meeting will discuss issues pertaining to POP sources and persistence, effects to ecosystem and human health, and private property liability and legacy contaminants. This meeting will also focus on next steps for surveying and identifying legacy sources and potential for confinement and remediation.

Have Questions? Please contact SLA's Director of Conservation, Rebecca Hanson- rebeccahanson@squamlakes.org, or call the SLA (603) 968-7336 x19

Boyd Science Center is located on Highland St. in Plymouth. Parking is behind Boyd and in Lamson Library Hall lot, or on Highland Street. Click here for a PSU campus map.

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