Lake association recognized by EPA

MERRIMACK – Four individuals and three organizations in New Hampshire were each recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their work to protect New England’s environment. These environmental leaders were among 25 recipients across New England honored by EPA’s New England office at the 2019 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony.

Michael W. Durfor of Epsom and Collis G. Adams of Concord were each given awards for lifetime achievement. Other awards were given to Mary Ann Tilton of Concord; Boyd Smith of Newfound; the town of Wolfboro; the New Hampshire Coastal Program in the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, and the Baboosic Lake Association in Amherst and Merrimack.

“The New England individuals, businesses, and organizations recognized today have shown dedication to the environmental and public health in their communities,” EPA New England Administrator Dennis Deziel said. “We are proud to present awards to these stewards of New England’s air, land and water.”