News Release | Environment New Hampshire

New Report: Extreme Downpours More than Double in New Hampshire

After this month’s microburst blew a tree into a Tilton home and damaged 15-20 cars, a new Environment New Hampshire report confirms that the number of extreme rainstorms has doubled in New Hampshire since 1948. 

News Release | Environment New Hampshire

Bill to Halve Energy Efficiency Funding from RGGI Becomes Law

Environment New Hampshire expresses our disappointment that Governor Lynch let a bill to halve energy efficiency funding from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) become law this Saturday.

News Release | Envronment New Hampshire

Clean Energy Program is Working

Environment New Hampshire releases a report that highlights the role clean energy and environmental policies have played in moving states toward meeting targets to reduce carbon emissions, while challenging claims that actions to reduce emissions undermine economic growth. The New Hampshire Legislature is considering legislation to repeal the cornerstone clean energy program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Inititiative (RGGI).

News Release | Environment New Hampshire Research and Policy Center

1,788 Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Dumped into New Hampshire’s Waterways

Industrial facilities dumped 1,788 pounds of toxic chemicals into New Hampshire’s waterways, according to a new report released today by Environment New Hampshire.

News Release | Environment New Hampshire

Every County in New Hampshire had a declared weather-related disaster in 2011

This was a record-breaking year for extreme weather. Every county in New Hampshire was hit with a federally-declared weather disaster according to the latest FEMA data. Environment New Hampshire released a new report, which details how many people lived in a county that was hit with a weather-related disaster. The report also looks at how global warming is fueling global warming that will likely lead to intensified weather.