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Posted March 20. 2018 12:24PM

New Hampshire: Berry Brook in Rye restricted to 'catch-and-release only' due to contamination from Coakley Landfill

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CONCORD, N.H. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has issued an emergency rule establishing Berry Brook in Rye, NH, as a "catch and release-only" fishing water. The action is being taken because of concern regarding contaminants leaching into the water from the Coakley Landfill site. The presence of perfluorochemicals (PFCs) has been detected in Berry Brook.