Author: Jim Roche

PFAS suit is about more than clean water

When the Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules in July approved final maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) recommended by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services for four per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water, they set a disturbing precedent…

The utility property tax bonanza

Many towns throughout the state are using your electricity bill as a backdoor way to raise more money. House Bill 324 seeks to correct that. The issue is the lack of a uniform, statewide assessing standard. Municipalities determine for themselves,…

Municipal assessments and your electric bill

Cities and towns throughout the state are inappropriately taking advantage of their ability to independently assess electric, gas and water infrastructure (buildings, pipes, transformers, poles and wires). Many are using unjust assessments and collecting excessive property taxes from utilities. As…