Feds Challenge Coos Planners’ Authority

The Coos Planning Board seems headed for a collision with the federal government over the board’s assertion that it has the authority to regulate private projects on federal lands.

Air Force To Provide Portsmouth $1.3M For Ongoing Pease Clean-Up

The agreement requires the Air Force to provide Portsmouth with funding to complete design plans for the carbon filtration system that will remove perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) in water from the Haven, Harrison and Smith Wells, which are treated at the former Pease Air Force Base water treatment facility now operated by the city.