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News Release | Environment New Hampshire

Report: wind energy, tax credits needed to combat global warming

CONCORD, NH -- The carbon pollution equal to that of Merrimack Station—the state’s dirtiest power plant—could be eliminated in New Hampshire if wind power continues its recent growth trajectory, according to a new analysis by Environment New Hampshire. The analysis comes just as Congress considers whether to renew tax credits critical to wind development.

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Report | Environment New Hampshire

More Wind, Less Warming

Expanding wind power across the country could cut as much global warming pollution as 254 coal plants produce in a year, according to a new report, but Congressional action is needed to make that expansion a reality, clean energy advocates said today.
 

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Report | Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center

More Wind, Less Warming

American wind power already produced enough energy in 2013 to power 15 million homes. Continued, rapid development of wind energy would allow the renewable resource to supply 30 percent of the nation’s electricity by 2030, providing more than enough carbon reductions to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan.

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News Release | Environment New Hampshire

New Hampshire Urges Action on Climate

Concord, NH – Today, New Hampshire, along with 13 other states, praised the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, a proposed rule to clean up global warming pollution from power plants. Power plants are the largest source of the carbon pollution fueling global warming, accounting for about 40 percent of total emissions. The EPA Clean Power Plan will set the first federal limit on such pollution.

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News Release | Environment New Hampshire

New Hampshire clean air groups deliver 8 millionth comment to clean up power plants

As the public comment period on the Clean Power Plan closes today, New Hampshire groups supporting climate action joined colleagues from around the country to deliver a symbolic “8 millionth” comment supporting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards to reduce carbon pollution from power plants.

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