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  • Conservation NH Presents: The Spring Sip Wine Pass – Conservation New Hampshire
    2013 by Michael O Meara Comment RSS Trackback Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply Name required Mail will not be published required Website Conservation NH Presents The Spring Sip Search for Popular Posts LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant Recipients 2924 view s MacDowell Colony A Haven For Animals Artists 2550 view s Green Eggs and New HAMpshire 2379 view s Community Gardening in NH 1893 view s Facebook Friends

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/water/conservation-cocktails-april-10th/attachment/wine-pass-3/ (2016-05-02)
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  • 2014 Green Eggs ‘n New HAM-shire Environmental Policy Breakfast a Success | Conservation New Hampshire
    the general public got together and learned about some of the most pressing environmental issues state lawmakers face in the upcoming session and beyond The discussion was vital to our State s future What can we agree on What issues continue to divide us How can we find common ground One way or another over the next decade the choices we make on conservation energy and environmental issues will impact our New Hampshire Advantage why we work live and play in the Granite State Our theme in 2014 was Transforming New Hampshire s Energy Landscape PROGRAM 7 30 Doors open Program begins at 8 AM Program ends at 9 15 AM Featured Speakers Liz Hager Chair Conservation NH Director Meredith Hatfield The NH Office of Energy and Planning House Speaker Terie Norelli Senate President Chuck Morse Susie Hackler Executive Director Conservation NH Keynote Finding Common Ground Energy Climate and Development Cameron Wake PhD University of New Hampshire Comment RSS Trackback Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply Name required Mail will not be published required Website 2014 Spring Sip Honored Environmental Heroes 2014 Green Eggs n New HAM shire Environmental Policy Breakfast Search for Popular Posts LCHIP Announces 2010

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/climate-energy/2014-green-eggs-n-new-ham-shire-environmental-policy-breakfast-a-success/ (2016-05-02)
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  • 2014 Green Eggs ‘n New HAM-shire Environmental Policy Breakfast | Conservation New Hampshire
    play in the Granite State This year s theme will be Transforming New Hampshire s Energy Landscape PROGRAM 7 30 Doors open Program begins at 8 AM Program ends at 9 15 AM Featured Speakers Liz Hager Chair Conservation NH Director Meredith Hatfield The NH Office of Energy and Planning House Speaker Terie Norelli Senate President Chuck Morse Susie Hackler Executive Director Conservation NH Keynote Finding Common Ground Energy Climate and Development Cameron Wake PhD University of New Hampshire As always this event is free and open to the public and made possible by the generous support of our environmental partners businesses and individuals The Grappone Center s Chef Trish will once again prepare breakfast menu that couldn t be more tasty with Maple ham bacon and eggs from Canterbury Hand cut oatmeal and fresh roasted coffee from Gilmanton Fruit juices and delicious homemade breads In addition there will be a BIG TICKET RAFFLE Tickets on sale at the event Bring some cash TWO GRAND PRIZES Kayak and paddle from Eastern Mountain Sports One night s lodging for two at the AMC Highland Center Lodge Bretton Woods Includes dinner lodging private room with bath and breakfast Doors open for breakfast

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/land/2014-green-eggs-n-new-ham-shire-environmental-policy-breakfast/ (2016-05-02)
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  • The Howler | Conservation New Hampshire
    for joining us for a toast to our many recent environmental energy related accomplishments and also to raise a plastic sword to the road ahead Next year is an election year after all Comment RSS Trackback Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply Name required Mail will not be published required Website 2014 Green Eggs n New HAM shire Environmental Policy Breakfast Reflections on Green Victories in 2013 Bipartisanship

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/people-health/the-howler/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Reflections on Green Victories in 2013 — Bipartisanship rules the day! | Conservation New Hampshire
    both years Joined by feisty members of the general public the environmental community worked tirelessly on keeping this program afloat This was a great example of how environmental groups function best when we collaborate and pool resources and capacity Congratulations to great teamwork RGGI HB 306 The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative or RGGI an effort to reduce the regional emissions cap was supported by a bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives as well as Gov Hassan RGGI is a multi state plan New England and Mid Atlantic states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades SB66 reduces the cap of greenhouse gas emissions by 45 while still maintaining the existing program outlined in the original bill Bravo State Energy Strategy SB 191 We ve talked at length about the need for a state energy strategy and yes this year the proposal passed with bipartisan support in both the House and Senate For the first time since 2002 New Hampshire now has a strategy to create a comprehensive energy plan SB 191 establishes the requirement for the State Energy Advisory Council to create a 10 year energy plan with an emphasis on renewable energy a review of all current energy policies and a reevaluation along with SB 99 of the criteria of the Site Evaluation Committee to protect New Hampshire s natural resources and ecosystems In addition to the bipartisan support in the Legislature this plan was also a key campaign issue for Governor Hassan A special thanks goes out to Meredith Hatfield our new talented Director from the Office of Energy and Planning Conservation Losers Renewable Energy Fund Raid It can t all be good news One of our more acute losses was the 16 1 million being snatched up and placed in the General Fund While this

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/policy/the-2013-legislative-session-wrap-up-bipartisanship-rules-the-day/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Ms. Hackler goes to Washington | Conservation New Hampshire
    of Conservation Voters Over 60 conservation leaders converged on Capitol Hill for over 100 meetings Some of the highlights include a meeting with the top energy advisors to the President originally scheduled at the Whitehouse but moved to an adjacent building still very exciting to attend Susie was also able meet with all four in the delegation The meetings included a discussion of the top federal issues climate change and clean energy energy efficiency as well as a robust discussion of what s going on back home in these areas The day ended with a gala at the Reagan Center with over 600 people attending a star studded fundraiser There the exciting program included fabulous food networking and an excellent program including excellent remarks by LCV s Gene Karpinski Senator Elizabeth Warren D MA and a comical engaging talk by Senator Al Franken D MN A great trip Comment RSS Trackback Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply Name required Mail will not be published required Website Reflections on Green Victories in 2013 Bipartisanship rules the day BUSINESS LEADERS CONVERGE ON NH STATE HOUSE Search for Popular Posts LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant Recipients 2924 view s MacDowell Colony A

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/water/ms-hackler-goes-to-washington/ (2016-05-02)
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  • BUSINESS LEADERS CONVERGE ON NH STATE HOUSE | Conservation New Hampshire
    energy by 2025 recognizing that increased use of renewable resources can provide environmental economic and energy security benefits The Legislature also established the Renewable Energy Fund managed by the Public Utilities Commission to help advance the goals of the law Pursuant to RSA 362 F 10 the Renewable Energy Fund is a dedicated non lapsing fund established to support electric and thermal efficiency and renewable energy initiatives and capitalized by utility alternative compliance payments Since its inception alternative compliance payments have generated about 28 million which in turn has made possible successful and popular residential business and municipal rebate and competitive grant programs These innovative and cost effective programs are working to transform the New Hampshire energy market saving ratepayers money reducing dependence on imported fossil energy creating jobs and helping the state meet its renewable energy objectives As outlined in the most recent Renewable Energy Fund Annual Report dated October 1 2012 in calendar year 2011 the fund received alternative compliance payments from electric providers over and above what the Commission budgeted for established rebate and grant programs It was anticipated that the Legislative Fiscal Committee would approve expending the unanticipated payments by returning these revenues back to businesses municipalities and residential ratepayers in the form of additional rebates and competitive grants The business community supports such a move since these funds should continue to be used to catalyze increased renewable energy development in the state support local job creation enhance energy independence and advance technology innovation in the clean energy sector However in light of the state s budget woes the Legislature recently passed a measure allowing Governor Hassan to use these funds to help balance the state s operating budget Business leaders pointed out that New Hampshire is the second most dependent state in the country on

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/water/business-leaders-converge-on-state-house/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Conservation NH Presents: The Spring Sip | Conservation New Hampshire
    re a lawmaker state agency employee advocate or Granite Stater passionate about conservation issues please join us in April for a celebration We promise to have a great crowd healthy camaraderie and a good time Special Guest Commissioner Jeff Rose our new leader of the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development Cash Bar Drink Specials Just a walk from the statehouse Parking garage adjacent to True Brew Please RSVP

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/water/conservation-cocktails-april-10th/ (2016-05-02)
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