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A feel-good cell phone ban will inconvenience drivers without necessarily improving safety.
BY MICHAEL C. WHITNEY
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce supports a gas tax increase.
EDITORIAL
For people who say they want to see an increase in the state gasoline tax, state Sen. Jim Rausch and Highway boss Christopher Clement have been taking some strange routes.
BY DAVID ATKINSON
NH hurts itself by delaying needed energy projects.
BY DEROY MURDOCK
Imagine an energy source that reduces greenhouse gases, conserves water, and preserves natural habitat. It also creates manufacturing jobs, reduces income equality, and defunds sexists and...
BY NANCY MARTLAND AND PAUL GRENIER
We don’t agree on much when it comes to Northern Pass. But we have managed to engage in a frank exchange of views about this contentious project, to find common ground, and even to see possible...

House approves bill that addresses oil spill preparation

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Bill would require pipeline company to submit preparedness report to state agencies for review.

Hollis citizens speaking out against controversial gas pipeline

READER COMMENTS: 4

Nearly 200 people attended Monday night's meeting, where officials from Kinder Morgan shared details on the potential Hollis portion of the Northeast Expansion Project. The debate continues.

Energy siting committee to be revamped after House passes bill

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Lawmakers voted to change the makeup of the committee that approves new or expanded energy facilities and to expand public involvement in the process.

UPDATED: Gas tax passes House, goes to governor for her signature

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Motorists will be paying an additional 4.2 cents in gas and diesel tax beginning July 1 after the House approved the increase Wednesday on a 193-141 vote.

Latest Groton wind farm fight: Snow plowing

READER COMMENTS: 5

GROTON – The Attorney General and local residents are protesting an attempt by Groton Wind, LLC to avoid having to plow the roads leading to its 24 ridge-line wind turbines during winter months.

Prepare to pay more to park in Manchester

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A slate of downtown parking fee hikes received final approval on Monday. The aldermen’s Committee on Accounts voted with little debate on Monday to formally enroll the new ordinances. The fare...

Groton Wind farm operator agrees to meet state demands

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Iberdrola Renewables has agreed to comply with all state building and safety codes at its 24-turbine Groton Wind facility by stated deadlines, according to the state.

Keystone XL pipeline decision delayed, likely until after elections

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The Obama administration is indefinitely delaying a decision on approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, likely putting off any action until after the November midterm elections.

 NH Angle
Links to news and happenings around the world with a Granite State connection updated daily.

0 NHPUC approves 12% Northern Utilities rate hike

0 Fosters: President does Sen. Shaheen no favor delaying Keystone decision

0 Quake risks at New England nuclear plants cited

0 N.H. Fire Marshall reaches agreement with Groton Wind farm

0 $250K federal handout aims to spur more to heat with wood

0 Entergy proposes eliminating emergency planning zone after Vermont Yankee shuts down

0 Berlin requests county funds to assist in dispute over value of hydro plants

0 Mascoma selected as finalist for the 2014 SBANE New England Innovation Awards

0 Natural gas pipeline firm begins pitching plan to towns; Hollis later this month

0 New Hampshire PUC publishes proposed RPS amendments

0 NH firm's 'biocoal' plant in Millinocket, Maine in doubt

0 Vermont Yankee discharge permit could require closed-cycle cooling

0 Webster in hot seat over issuing tickets to fuel delivery trucks

0 Natural gas line extension through Hollis has some people upset

0 Gas spikes hit Sprague's earnings

0 What’s worse than burning coal? Burning wood

0 Judge: Suspect in killing of NH cold fusion scientist Mallove will go to trial

0 Berlin biomass plant one of dozens dirtier than coal, environmental group claims

0 Vt. fines NH-based Irving Energy $435K

0 Grease brothers sold stolen frying oil to NH recycler

0 Big natural gas pipeline may be coming close to Nashua

0 Berlin and Gorham defend hydroelectic plants valuations before BTLA with millions at stake

0 States use farm bill 'heat and eat' loophole as to circumvent food stamp cuts

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