Category Archives: Environment

More NH Mayors Commit to Meaningless Paris Agreement Gesture

So will their towns be burning more coal or writing checks to Turkey and the UN? Today, the Conservation League and the New Hampshire chapter of the Sierra Club will host a roundtable featuring New Hampshire mayors or their representatives who … Continue reading

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What’s Behind Water Management and Taxation Schemes?

Next time your town or city wants to impose a ‘roof’ or ‘driveway’ water run off tax, you will know where the idea originated. Tell your local officials to stop doing the bidding of the APA and the UN! “UN … Continue reading

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Fracking Activist Blocking the Road…Hit By A Truck

A pickup truck ran over a British anti-fracking activist who was standing in the middle of a road as a form of protest Wednesday. Witnesses said the man was knocked over by the truck and sustained minor injuries while slowly … Continue reading

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Storm Drains Increase E. Coli In Local NH Rivers

Water quality monitors had to go out in drizzly rain and negotiate slippery rocks on Tuesday morning to collect river samples this week, according to George May, who submitted this information to Patch. What they found were moderately high E. … Continue reading

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Towns Seek State Conservation Status for Warner River

Residents of Warner and surroundings towns have requested to place the Warner River under a state environmental protection program. The Warner River is a favorite location for trout fisherman and kayakers. Joining New Hampshire’s River Management and Protection Program would … Continue reading

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Controversial clean energy bill becomes law without governor’s Sununu’s signature

I opposed it in May and June and now July and so one and so forth. Senate Bill 129, a measure that gives a boost to the state’s wood and solar energy industries but could also raise electric bills, became … Continue reading

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This just might ‘Bug’ You

Although ticks, mosquitos, and emerald ash borers get all the attention, New Hampshire is full of beneficial insects.  From predators to parasites to pollinators, countless species enhance our ecosystem. We identify these helpful insects and learn how they help in … Continue reading

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