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VICTORY: ATLANTIC COAST PROTECTED FROM OFFSHORE DRILLING

The Atlantic Coast won a major victory when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades. Leading up to the announcement, Environment America and colleagues presented Obama officials with letters signed by more than 1,000 East Coast businesses opposed to the drilling proposal.

News Release | Environment New Hampshire

Merrimack Station Emits Most Pollution in New Hampshire in 2010

Merrimack Station in Bow emits the most mercury pollution of any power plant in New Hampshire, according to brand new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data outlined in Environment New Hampshire’s latest report, New Hampshire’s Biggest Mercury Polluters.

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News Release | Environment New Hampshire

Merrimack Station Emits Most Pollution in New Hampshire in 2010

Merrimack Station in Bow emits the most mercury pollution of any power plant in New Hampshire, according to brand new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data outlined in Environment New Hampshire’s latest report, New Hampshire’s Biggest Mercury Polluters.

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Report | Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center

New Hampshire's Biggest Mercury Polluters

A new report highlights the latest data on our state's largest mercury emitters. Merrimack station in Bow emits thousands of pounds of the potent neurotoxin every year.

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Report | Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center

Danger in the Air: Unhealthy Air Days in 2010 and 2011

All Americans should be able to breathe clean air.  But pollution from power plants and vehicles puts the health of our nation’s children and families at risk.  Ground-level ozone, the main component of smog, is one of the most harmful and one of the most pervasive air pollutants.  According to the American Lung Association, nearly half of all Americans – 48 percent – still live in areas with unhealthy levels of smog pollution.

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