Category Archives: Environment

Concord Gets its Day in Northern Pass Court on Thursday

A panel of Concord officials will testify as a group on Thursday at the state Site Evaluation Committee’s hearings on the Northern Pass Transmission Project. Members of the panel have pre-filed testimony and will be cross-examined by the committee, other intervening parties … Continue reading

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Storm Update: At its Height, More than 450k Lost Power in 4th Largest Power Outage in NH History

CONCORD – 3:30 p.m. The New Hampshire Division of Homeland Security Emergency Management says a little over 232,000 people are still without power, many of could remain in the dark for days. The last time New Hampshire had this many … Continue reading

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Got Power?

No power, no internet, no phone.  Updates will be spotty for a bit. With that in mind… MANCHESTER, N.H. —Pounding rain and damaging winds left behind a trail of destruction Monday in New Hampshire, where hundreds of thousands of homes … Continue reading

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New Hampshire won’t join Clean Power plan suit – at least not yet

New Hampshire is not rushing to join several neighboring states in threatening to sue the federal government over the Environmental Protection Agency’s announced its intention to repeal the Clean Power Plan. “We are moderating the rulemaking process, looking at what … Continue reading

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Bug off! N.H. sees invasion of western conifer seed bug

Many homeowners have reported what appears to be an invasion as the bugs with long legs and antennas search for openings to crawl inside warm homes to hang out for the winter months. The western conifer seed bug can emit … Continue reading

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PUC Sides With Public’s Right-to-know On Eversource $100 Million Question

In an order issued Tuesday, the state’s Public Utilities Commission rejected Eversource’s request to keep secret how much extra consumers are paying for electricity from a biomass plant in Berlin. “We find the public’s interest in reviewing the information outweighs the interests … Continue reading

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Solar Industry Has Mixed Reaction to Manchester Mayor’s Proposed Energy Plan

Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas proposed a comprehensive solar energy plan for New Hampshire’s largest city which he said would save taxpayers $5.5 million. At a board meeting on Tuesday, Gatsas presented a two-part proposal to expand the city’s burgeoning solar … Continue reading

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