Environment and Clean Energy

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 […]

HB 559  Energy Efficiency

HB 559 Energy Efficiency

If you have time please send this quick email.  I don’t have a lot of information about RGGI, but our energy desk, Suzanne MacFarland sent this. HB 559 (bill to send more RGGI proceeds to energy efficiency) — In another surprising move in NH, the House Finance committee voted yesterday to […]

SB 446 – Energy Legislation

SB 446 – Energy Legislation

Voices are being heard.  Northern Pass was voted down last week.   New Hampshire’s Site Evaluation Committee voted down Eversource’s Northern Pass project.  Countless individuals, businesses and environmental groups were against this project. Even though this is a bit dry and confusing, let’s help keep our support for renewable energy front […]

Environmental Bills: HB 592  HB 114  HB 317  We need people to call!

Environmental Bills: HB 592 HB 114 HB 317 We need people to call!

Greetings Environmentally minded, There is an item of immediate concern to NH voters.  There will be 3 energy bills to be voted on January 3 – all lousy bills.  Please contact your legislator to request that they vote “no” on these bills.  And just why are they attacking Renewables??  For […]

SB 247 – Protecting NH Kids from Lead Poisoning

SB 247 – Protecting NH Kids from Lead Poisoning

The Conservation Law Foundation is making strong progress on our bill to protect New Hampshire kids from the tragedy of lead poisoning, and we need your help. On November 8, the House Finance Committee will vote on an amended – and strengthened – version of SB 247 . Please call […]

Offshore Wind in the Gulf of Maine: Current and Future Prospects – Invitation

Guest Speaker: Dr. Habib Dagher, Director of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at University of Maine Orono will be speaking  Wednesday, November 8th 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM Portsmouth Public Library – Levenson Room Dr. Dagher is leading a consortium of institutions and companies building the first pilot floating wind power […]