State official urges US government to regulate chemicals
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A top New Hampshire environmental official says the federal government should be leading the way in setting standards for a class of toxic chemicals that has caused widespread contamination in the state.

The state’s Department of Environmental Services Assistant Commissioner Clark Freise said at a Tuesday congressional hearing chaired by Democratic U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas that states don’t have enough resources to regulate chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS.

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