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VICTORY: ATLANTIC COAST PROTECTED FROM OFFSHORE DRILLING

The Atlantic Coast won a major victory when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades. Leading up to the announcement, Environment America and colleagues presented Obama officials with letters signed by more than 1,000 East Coast businesses opposed to the drilling proposal.

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Cap-trade issue heats up hearing

A legislative bid for New Hampshire to pull out of a 10-state, regional greenhouse gas initiative turned into an ideological war Thursday over the credibility of the science of climate change.

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Study: N.H. solar jobs on growth curve

Solar energy jobs will continue on an upward growth path in New Hampshire and nationwide next year, according to a newly released report that quantifies the nation’s current and projected future solar employment.

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Scrubber costs won't be on PSNH bills in Jan.

The cost of Public Service of New Hampshire's new $430 million scrubber will not be included in customers' bills Jan. 1. Environment New Hampshire, will release a report Friday naming Merrimack Station as the top emitter of mercury pollution in the state.

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NH group releases report on gas mileage savings

 

A New Hampshire environmental group says residents would save about $1 million on gasoline costs for Thanksgiving travel if the average car met the new automobile mileage standards being proposed by the Obama administration.

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