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Northern Pass News

Northern Pass illustrates PSNH’s pattern of trying to have it both ways. PSNH likes to pretend Northern Pass is a separate entity, but they are more like conjoined twins. It’s impossible to tell where PSNH ends and Northern Pass begins. Check out this article in the Union Leader:  FRANKLIN — When the school board and the city council met with a mediator Wednesday night to attempt to hammer out their differences in the interests of better city government, the city’s mayor made a suggestion that intimated that all of their problems could be solved if one thing happens: Northern Pass.

Merrimack Station in the News

All three of PSNH’s fossil fuel plants were operating yesterday, as they were Wednesday, and the day before, and the day before that. Read the rest. (Also: Image credit) The PUC staff issued a report in June that suggested PSNH get rid of the coal-fired plants in Bow and Portsmouth because they are creating a cost structure that the regulated utility cannot sustain in the wake of low natural gas prices.

PLAN: The Post-Landfill Action Network

A successful student-led initiative to reduce waste at the University of New Hampshire will be coming to other campuses beginning this fall thanks to a new nonprofit called PLAN: The Post-Landfill Action Network. PLAN is a national expansion of the Trash 2 Treasure (T2T) program at the University of New Hampshire, a student-led project that reduced move-out waste by collecting usable goods and reselling them at a yard sale over move-in weekend.

Tar Sands Free NH Hiking Campaign

350NH is working to bring attention to our organization and the importance of the preservation of our environment through a Hiking NH campaign. We have embarked on a journey to hike many of the peaks in the Granite State, called Tar Sands Free NH Hiking Campaign. These are easy to moderate hikes, planned for people of all ages and hiking ability.

Tar Sands Free NH Hike, Mt. Major

The second hike of the Tar Sands Free NH Hiking series was Mt. Major in Alton, NH. Mt. Major is the second most hiked mountain in New Hampshire. Four people participated in the hike. The hike consisted of learning about Tar Sands and Trailbreaker/Line 9 pipeline that runs from eastern Canada, through Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.