Posts Tagged ‘ New Hampshire ’

Connecticut Buys Fake ‘Clean’ Energy from New Hampshire Biomass Incinerator

May 22nd, 2014 | By

[Other than ignoring all health and environmental impacts of biomass incineration, this article falsely claims that the Burgess BioPower incinerator in New Hampshire can operate at 90% efficiency, while in reality biomass power incinerators operate at 20-25% efficiency. -Ed.] – by Geoffrey Craig and Derek Sands, Platts Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved on Tuesday

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New Hampshire Gov. pleads with CT Gov. over energy legislation

May 16th, 2013 | By

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan’s letter says the Connecticut proposal that would allow hydro to be counted toward that state’s renewable energy goals quote, “undermines our common goal of fostering new and small-scale renewable resources here in New England.”

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Hassan to Connecticut: Curb your Northern Pass bill

May 9th, 2013 | By

Citing unresolved concerns about Northern Pass, Gov. Maggie Hassan has urged Connecticut’s governor to oppose a pending rewrite of that state’s renewable energy plan that would reclassify large-scale Canadian hydropower for that state’s renewable energy goals. The proposed Northern Pass, which would bring hydropower from Canada to the New England power grid by crossing New

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White Mountain National Forest featured on newest U.S. quarter

Jan 29th, 2013 | By

The U.S. Forest Service announced the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire is honored on an America the Beautiful Quarter released recently by the U.S. Mint. The 800,000-acre White Mountain National Forest also includes the 34-mile-long Kancamagus Scenic Byway with one of the most beautiful routes through New Hampshire’s White Mountains. A trip across the Kanc, as locals refer to it, includes rushing rivers, a covered bridge, breathtaking vistas and possibly a glimpse of an elusive moose. The byway connects with the White Mountain Trail to make a loop.



Restoring A Floodplain Forest

Jun 4th, 2011 | By

New Hampshire Public Radio’s Amy Quinton reports on one effort to restore a floodplain forest in New Hampshire along the Connecticut River. If you ever want to see a floodplain forest in the spring, be prepared to get wet Read more here: NHPR.org – Restoring A Floodplain Forest.