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Report | Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center

Global Warming and Extreme Weather

Patterns of extreme weather are changing in the United States, and climate science predicts that further changes are in store. Extreme weather events lead to billions of dollars in economic damage and loss of life each year. Scientists project that global warming could affect the frequency, timing, location and severity of many types of extreme weather events in the decades to come.

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New Report: Lamprey, Great Bay Impaired by Mercury Pollution from NH and Midwest Power Plants.

Five rivers flowing into the Great Bay are contaminated with Mercury—according to the new Environment New Hampshire report, Dirty Energy’s Assault on our Health: Mercury. The report found that power plants in New Hampshire emitted 312 pounds of mercury pollution in 2009. Midwestern plants emitted over 55,000 pounds of pollution threatening the New Hampshire forests.

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Report | Environment New Hampshire

Gobbling Less Gas for Thanksgiving

New Hampshire's dependence on oil threatens our environment, our economy, and our national security. We can cut our oil use and reduce this dangerous pollution by requiring automobile manufacturers to meet stronger global warming pollution and fuel efficiency standards.

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Report | Environment New Hampshire

Courting Disaster

For decades, the Clean Water Act protected the Nation’s surface water bodies from unregulated pollution and rescued them from the crisis status they were in during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Now these vital protections are being lost.

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A new chance to protect our waters

Protections for the streams that feed our great waterways and the wetlands that clean them are crucial to maintaining our quality of life. Our waterways like the Connecticut are hallmarks of our state. The Monadnock Region depends on our waterways for drinking water and recreation. Without adequate protections, we risk losing these invaluable assets.

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