Lawmakers from New Hampshire are asking the federal Inspector General to launch an investigation into the financial operations of the group charged with cleaning up a federal Superfund site. The Portsmouth Herald reports that the lawmakers' recent letter references $5.25 million in federal funding for the cleanup of the Coakley landfill site in Greenland and North Hampton. Lawmakers say it appears some of such funding went to settle a lawsuit against a group remediating the landfill. A spokesman told the newspaper that executive committee members feel the group operated in a legal manner. The group is made up of municipalities, generators and transporters who used the landfill. Portsmouth's city manager has previously said the federal funding was meant...
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N.H. Lawmakers Want Federal Investigation of Landfill Finances