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Keeping mercury out of our waters.

New Hampshire’s waterways will be less contaminated by mercury pollution thanks to legislation we worked to pass — great news for every New Hampshire mom and dad, given mercury’s effects on how kids think, learn and behave.

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At 54.5 mpg, a big step forward.

On July 29, President Obama announced the outline of new clean car standards covering cars and light trucks through 2025, which will amount to the single biggest step this country has ever taken to end our addiction to oil and tackle global warming.

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Protecting New Hampshire's lakes

This spring, at the urging of our staff and members, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to restore protections to more than 5,900 miles of streams that feed New Hampshire's lakes -- and the drinking water for 1.4 million New Hampshirites. With your support, we’ll see this critical safeguard over the finish line and secure the biggest clean water victory in more than a decade.

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Reducing global warming pollution

We’ve made hard-won progress in the race to protect our children from the worst consequences of global warming. This past June, after more than 3 million Americans urged President Obama to act on climate, the EPA proposed a rule to limit carbon pollution from power plants — the single largest sources of global warming pollution.

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Moving toward a clean energy future

Our state’s top clean energy program is still helping New Hampshire families and businesses improve their energy efficiency — despite the out-of-state energy interests who nearly convinced the Legislature to kill the program. Thanks to the response of our members, our staff and a coalition of businesses, we were able to stop the rollback. Now we’re working to strengthen the already successful program.

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