NHPR's Casey McDermott hosts the Weekly New Hampshire News Roundup. New Hampshire was hit with a lawsuit over its new limits on chemicals in drinking water on the same day the new regulation took effect. In a rare reversal, the state Attorney General's office says a Claremont fatal police shooting is no longer considered legally justified. Syringe services were long ago adopted in some parts of the country as a useful public health tool. Why, in a state hit hard by the opioid crisis, has New Hampshire been so slow to adopt them?
- Daniela Allee - NHPR Upper Valley reporter.
- Ethan DeWitt - Concord Monitor statehouse reporter.
- Jason Moon - NHPR reporter.
- Carol Robidoux - Publisher, Manchester Ink Link.
- Annie Ropeik - NHPR Environment/Energy reporter.
- Annie Ropeik reported on the protest at the coal-fired power plant in Bow and the latest on PFAS limits and lawsuits.
- Ethan DeWitt, in the Concord Monitor, reported on how New Hampshire officials are addressing concerns about the state’s “Medicaid to Schools” program, months after a federal agency issued new restrictions over how the program can be used.
- Daniela Allee reported on the N.H. Attorney General's office reversing its decision in a 2016 Claremont fatal shooting.
- NHPR's Jack Rodolico reported on how N.H. police decide to shoot - or not shoot - when facing armed, ill, or addicted people?
- Jason Moon visited a syringe services provider in Manchester.
In the Manchester Ink Link, reporter Paula Tracey detailed a close encounter with a moose on I-93 in Hooksett. New Hampshire Fish and Game helped a stranded moose get out of a pool on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in Bedford: