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Fifteen Mile Falls Mercury Reduction Fund

Organization(s) New Hampshire Dept. of Environmental Services
Project Description Under a settlement agreement with TransCanada, Inc., owner of a hydro-electric facility (the Fifteen Mile Falls Dam) on the Connecticut River, New Hampshire received funding to conduct mercury reduction projects in the Connecticut River watershed, including school clean-outs, dental mercury collections, lamp recycling, and collection of mercury manometers and thermometers from dairy farms and maple sugar operations. Current efforts are focusing on establishing a program to collect mercury-added measuring devices from farms and partnering with True Value Hardware, Inc. to set up a lamp collection program.

 
Project Contact
Name Sara Johnson
Phone 603-271-6460
E-mail
 
Project Keywords
Industrial Sectors Agriculture Production - Livestock, Educational Institutions, Health Care and Hospitals
Activity Keywords Funding and grants
 
Source
Newsletter Northeast Assistance & Pollution Prevention News - Vol. 16 No. 1, Spring 2006 [PDF]

 

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