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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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You’re building support to save the bees.

Millions of bees are dying off, with alarming consequences for our environment and our food supply. In 2015, we mobilized grassroots support for protecting these vital pollinators. Thanks to your support, our national team and a coalition of beekeepers, farmers and others delivered more than 4 million petitions calling on the Obama administration to declare a ban on neonicotinoids, a class of bee-killing pesticides.

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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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