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Gov. Hassan signs 3 bills designed to protect NH against pipeline spills

Union Leader: Gov. Maggie Hassan signed three bills Friday afternoon designed to help the state better regulate pipelines and to better prepare for any pipeline emergencies that might happen. Amid the mountain splendor that is the New Hampshire Presidential Range, Hassan also signed a fourth bill establishing a Rural Affairs Commission, something she said she knows Sen. Jeff Woodburn, D-Dalton, "has wanted for a long time." To help with pipeline safety, House Bill 325 gives the state Department of Environmental...