News Release | Environment New Hampshire

New Hampshire Urges Action on Climate

Concord, NH – Today, New Hampshire, along with 13 other states, praised the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, a proposed rule to clean up global warming pollution from power plants. Power plants are the largest source of the carbon pollution fueling global warming, accounting for about 40 percent of total emissions. The EPA Clean Power Plan will set the first federal limit on such pollution.

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New Hampshire Attorney General Defends EPA Action on Climate

On Monday evening, Attorney General Joseph Foster joined 13 additional states and the District of Columbia to stand up for new EPA regulations on global warming pollution. The attorneys general jointly filed a brief with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, defending EPA against an attack launched by Murray Energy Corporation, a coal-mining company. Travis Madsen, State Global Warming Campaign Director for Environment New Hampshire, issued the following statement applauding the states for their leadership.

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Environment New Hampshire Endorses Candidates for 2014 Elections

Environment New Hampshire, a statewide environmental organization, announced today the endorsement of three candidates for federal office in the 2014 elections.

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Power Plants Responsible for Almost 30 Percent of New Hampshire’s Global Warming Pollution

As international leaders prepare for the United Nations Climate Summit next week in New York, a new study shows that U.S. power plants produced more carbon pollution in 2012 than the entire economies of Russia, India, Japan or any other nation besides China. Advocates at Environment New Hampshire pointed to the data to support proposed limits on carbon pollution from power plants.

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New Report: Solar Progress in New Hampshire Fueled by Strong Policies

Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center released a new report, “Lighting the Way,” ranking states by their solar growth in 2013 and cumulatively.   The report emphasizes that it is not availability of sunlight that makes states solar leaders, but the degree to which state and local governments have created effective public policy to help capture the virtually unlimited and pollution-free energy from the sun. 

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