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Brattleboro Town Meeting Expresses Concern

Calling for investigation of the possibility of treason and crimes against humanity

By George Harvey

One of the wonderful things we have in the Vermont is a real democracy, in which the voice of the people can be heard. The Representative Town Meeting of Brattleboro, Vermont voted on the following motion, which I […]

Breaking News on Keystone XL:

Breaking: The Trump administration just approved the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but this fight is far from over.

Take action: Urge the Nebraska PSC to reject the state permit!

Take action: Urge the Nebraska PSC to reject the state permit!

The Trump administration just approved the presidential permit for the Keystone […]

Now is the time – Price on Pollution

It has been an up and down week. On the down side, President Trump’s budget is a handbook of climate denialism. He eliminates almost every federal program designed to study, prepare for, or protect Americans from the threat of global warming.

On the plus side, I was thrilled to join Vermont Representative David Deen […]

NYS Office of Climate Change Presentation

Manmade or not, the northeast now has weird weather. We experience record breaking warmer temperatures year after year. This is true for the world at large. What does this mean for us locally? How bad will it get? How soon? Is it already incrementally detrimental? How soon will really bad stuff happen to us here? […]

NHSaves–a Net Zero Home Competition

Drive to Net Zero Home Competition

NHSaves Drive to Net Zero competition seeks to identify, encourage and promote building contractors to build high efficiency, net zero energy homes. The Challenge will also demonstrate to the industry and homeowner that building a home that produces more energy on site than it consumes is affordable and […]

Applications Open for 2017 NHEC Foundation Scholarships

The New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC) Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 2017 scholarships. This year a total of six, $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to deserving Co-op members or their dependents.

Scholarships are available to college-bound high school seniors, students returning to college, and non-traditional students. One scholarship […]

All Progress is Local:

Climate Action is Up to Cities and States Now

By Ben Jervey, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School

If President Donald Trump sticks to pledges he made on the campaign trail—and so far he is proving to do just that—the federal government won’t be taking any action to reduce national greenhouse gas […]

Climate Resistance Leaders

By Darren Springer

The U.S. election of 2016 was consequential in many ways, including for our work fighting climate change. As I think about where we are in 2017, I have been thinking back to the start of my career in 2005.

That was a time when the EPA did not recognize the dangers of […]

Request For Public Comment On New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission Administrative Rules

On January 5,2017, Governor Christopher T. Sununu requested that, no later than March 31, 2017, each state agency prepare a report regarding its administrative rules. The report will outline the Commission’s rules and provide an evaluation on whether each existing or proposed regulation under the Commission’s jurisdiction is mandated by law or is essential to […]

Vermont Department of Public Service seeks comments on renewable energy programs

The Department of Public Service is now writing a report about renewable energy programs and is seeking public input. This will be the first biennial report about the Renewable Energy Standard (RES) and Standard Offer (SO) programs. It will assess of the effectiveness of Vermont’s renewable energy programs, discuss energy efficiency, describe how renewable energy […]