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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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A new chance to protect our waters

Protections for the streams that feed our great waterways and the wetlands that clean them are crucial to maintaining our quality of life. Our waterways like the Connecticut are hallmarks of our state. The Monadnock Region depends on our waterways for drinking water and recreation. Without adequate protections, we risk losing these invaluable assets.

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Homeowner Installs Solar on Nearby Home

Bipartisan support for solar hot water program, other clean energy programs from two state senators at the release of solar hot water study. Homeowner Barry Krieger and his wife recently installed 20 solar panels on their garage roof in an effort to reduce the amount of money they spend each year to heat their home.

 

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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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