News : Coalition Forms to Protect Great Bay

Jul 9, 2012

Published in the Portsmouth Herald

DURHAM — A coalition of nonprofit organizations, local businesses and a Seacoast municipality seeking immediate action to control pollution threatening the Great Bay estuary has formed under the name Rescue Great Bay.

The new coalition will work together to advance and foster public support for meaningful and immediate regulatory actions and sound management of the Great Bay estuary, according to its mission statement.

Rescue Great Bay's founding members are the New Hampshire Coastal Protection Partnership, EcoMovement, Winnicut River Watershed Coalition, Trout Unlimited-Great Bay Chapter, the town of Newington, the Coastal Conservation Association — N.H. Chapter, the New Hampshire Rivers Council, and the Conservation Law Foundation's Great Bay-Piscataqua waterkeeper.

Read the full story in the Portsmouth Herald.