Environment and Clean Energy

We need to call Executive Councilors –  Important!  Update- ignore first version!

We need to call Executive Councilors – Important! Update- ignore first version!

Hi Huddle,  this request is from Mindi Messmer and Grafton County Dems.  Mindi says Michael Vose is completely unqualified for this position (see below), “He’s an anti-science, pro all fossil fuel  supporter.” It’s an email, it takes a quick minute to do. Do it asap, see below for contact and […]

SB 446  Support for Renewable Energy – Override Sununu’s Veto

SB 446 Support for Renewable Energy – Override Sununu’s Veto

Hi Huddle Members, Governor Sununu is making a habit of promising one thing and then doing another. Who is he really working for?    Remember the voting bill that made it very difficult for college kids to vote in NH?  He signed it after saying he wouldn’t.  Now he has […]

Nasty NH House Battle after NH Senate Guts Passed Bills – please email!

Nasty NH House Battle after NH Senate Guts Passed Bills – please email!

This is from Mindi Messmer our Seacoast Representative in Concord, We need the word out…this Thursday the House session will be nasty.  Senate bills that I have been working on are coming back to the House after the Senate has tried to dismantle them or perhaps the House leadership just […]

HB 1766 – Remediating the Coakley Landfill in Greenland

HB 1766 – Remediating the Coakley Landfill in Greenland

Hi Huddlers,  We need calls to two of our Seacoast Senators.  Right away if you can.  HB1766 – the Coakley remediation bill,  it would be really helpful for them to know we are behind this bill. Please ask them to  Support HB 1766  because it is important for Portsmouth to follow […]

SB 365 is from the Committee of Energy and Natural Resources

Martha Fuller Clark is a sponsor as well as 10 others. SPONSORS: Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Sanborn, Dist 9; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Ward, Dist 8; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Rep. Shepardson, […]

SB 447 – Revoking Free Renewable Energy Certificates for Utility Companies

Action needed by tomorrow March 21, 2018   Primary sponsor Martha Fuller Clark An unintended consequence that needs to be corrected by voting YES to SB 447. SB 447  A bill to help fix the problem of free solar Renewable Energy Certificates given to utilities.  This bill passed out of committee 4-0 with an […]

Extra Registration and Road Toll fees for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Extra Registration and Road Toll fees for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

As we try to encourage car manufacturers to produce more sensitive to the environment, we realize that the gas tax and highway maintenance will need restructuring. This bill will not help. Please consider opposing HB 1541 (A Bill that adds fees to hybrid and electric vehicles).  We oppose this bill as amended, it […]

Interior Secretary Zinke requests input on NH Off Shore drilling

Interior Secretary Zinke requests input on NH Off Shore drilling

Hi,  First two pieces of good news. Prohibiting Discrimination: The House of Representatives voted today to pass HB 1319, prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity.  House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff and Representative Ed Butler (D-Harts Location), prime sponsor of HB 1319, said after the vote that,  “this is a moment to […]

Huddle Meeting Wednesday and FYI: HB1766

Huddle Meeting Wednesday and FYI: HB1766

Hi Everyone,  Just a quick reminder of our meeting this Wednesday, February 28, 6:00 at the Macomber Room at New Castle Public Library.  We have invited Kate Murray and Mindi Messmer to speak about NH legislation that is upcoming and also past voting history. I went to the state house […]

HB 114  Hurts Renewable Energy and Jobs

HB 114 Hurts Renewable Energy and Jobs

Another quick email would help!  This also from our energy desk Suzanne McFarland. Thanks!!! HB 114 (Freezes the RPS requirements and hurts renewable energy and jobs). This bill will be voted on February 7-8 by the full House.  We strongly oppose this bill.  You can email the full House at hreps@leg.state.nh.us to ask them to please […]