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Posted February 11. 2014 8:57AM

EPA claims pollutant release dropped 62% in NH in one year

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The smoke plume of the PSNH Merrimack Station coal plant in Bow barely rises before flowing down the Merrimack River Valley in this 2010 file photo. 

The EPA says during 2012, the latest year for which data are available, 131 facilities reported about 822,371 pounds of chemicals released — down 62.5 percent over the previous year.

2012 - http://iaspub.epa.gov/triexplorer/tri_broker_statefs.broker?p_view=STCO&SFS=YES&trilib=TRIQ1&state=NH&year=2012

2011 - http://iaspub.epa.gov/triexplorer/tri_broker_statefs.broker?p_view=STCO&SFS=YES&trilib=TRIQ1&state=NH&year=2011

EPA PRESS RELEASE - http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/0b6c65c2c1ebeca385257c7b00698a1a?OpenDocument