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News Release | Environment New Hampshire

New Report: Solar Progress in New Hampshire Fueled by Strong Policies

Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center released a new report, “Lighting the Way,” ranking states by their solar growth in 2013 and cumulatively.   The report emphasizes that it is not availability of sunlight that makes states solar leaders, but the degree to which state and local governments have created effective public policy to help capture the virtually unlimited and pollution-free energy from the sun. 

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New Report Highlights Solar Energy in Manchester and Other Major U.S. Cities

Solar power is on the rise across America—increasing 200-fold in the United States since 2002—and major cities are helping to lead this clean energy revolution. Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution shows that cities from every region of the U.S. are driving solar development with strong public policies – reaping important benefits for the environment, public health, and the economy. By building local solar power, cities can keep more of their energy budget at home and create good local jobs.

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Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution

Solar power is on the rise across America—increasing 200-fold in the United States since 2002—and major cities are helping to lead this clean energy revolution. Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution shows that cities from every region of the U.S. are driving solar development with strong public policies – reaping important benefits for the environment, public health, and the economy. By building local solar power, cities can keep more of their energy budget at home and create good local jobs.

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New Climate Science Report Warns of Increased Risk, Need for Action


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change officially released its latest report on global warming yesterday. The report adds to the ever-growing body of evidence that action on to limit carbon pollution is urgently needed – and without it, risk to future generations will only continue to grow. Madeline Page, Federal Field Associate with Environment New Hampshire issued the following statement in response:

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EPA Proposes Biggest Step for Clean Water in Decade

Today, in the biggest step forward for clean water in more than a decade, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to close loopholes in the Clean Water Act that leave 55% of New Hampshire’s streams and millions of acres of wetlands at risk of unchecked pollution and development. 

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