Category Archives: Environment

NH House votes to boost RGGI fund for residential programs

The NH House not only rejected an attempt to gut New Hampshire’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, lawmakers actually voted to more than triple the amount of RGGI money going to residential energy-efficiency programs, with a special emphasis … Continue reading

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Gov. Sununu Signals Opposition To Offshore Oil Drilling In North Atlantic

Governor Chris Sununu says he opposes oil drilling off New Hampshire’s coast, as the federal government proposes opening the North Atlantic region and much of the nation’s coastline to oil and gas production. | Keep Reading at NHPR

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Mt. Washington Breaks Cold Record Set 9 Days Ago

The Mount Washington Observatory reported early Saturday that the summit tied for second-coldest place on earth, at a brisk -36 degrees Fahrenheit. | Keep Reading at NHPR

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New England Wanted To Use All Renewable Energy… Then It Got Cold

Suddenly the power grid is experiencing strains which aren’t generally seen in more clement weather conditions. So how are they responding? Local Hartford, Vermont blogger Meredith Angwin has been keeping an eye on the grid and she’s seeing an alarming trend (or … Continue reading

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Coal to the rescue as record cold grips the East.

Coal to the rescue as record cold grips the East. That’s right – the natural resource that Obama declared war against (his promise to bankrupt any new coal fired electrical plant) from before his first inauguration. |More at GraniteGrok.com

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Hanover on Top of a Volcano?

In an article entitled Huge Bubble of Hot Rock May Be Rising Under New England, National Geographic Magazine says that “the discovery is a sign that it may be time to rethink the region’s geology.” We’ll enter the headline in the … Continue reading

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Eversource Serves Cease & Desist Letter on the Environmental Defense Fund

Eversource Energy today put the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on notice that the company will pursue legal action if EDF doesn’t halt its false and defamatory statements regarding Eversource’s gas purchasing practices. | More at InDepthNH

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