Air Pollution http://nhpr.org en Representatives Of 'Tailpipe' N.H. Applaud Supreme Court Pollution Ruling http://nhpr.org/post/representatives-tailpipe-nh-applaud-supreme-court-pollution-ruling <p></p><p>New Hampshire politicians from both sides of the aisle are praising<a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/12-1182_bqm1.pdf"> a decision from the US Supreme Court</a> upholding the right of EPA to regulate air pollution that crosses state borders.</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:46:51 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 47599 at http://nhpr.org Representatives Of 'Tailpipe' N.H. Applaud Supreme Court Pollution Ruling EPA Proposes Tighter Woodstove Emissions Standards http://nhpr.org/post/epa-proposes-tighter-woodstove-emissions-standards <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://www.epa.gov/" target="_blank">EPA</a> is <a href="http://www2.epa.gov/residential-wood-heaters/proposed-new-source-performance-standards-residential-wood-heaters" target="_blank">proposing stricter emissions standards</a> for </span>wood stoves<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; Manufacturers would have to build stoves that burn 80 percent cleaner than current models. &nbsp;And for the first time, pellet stoves would be held to the same standards. Sun, 05 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 41254 at http://nhpr.org EPA Proposes Tighter Woodstove Emissions Standards Hassan Signs On To Cross-Border Air Pollution Petition http://nhpr.org/post/hassan-signs-cross-border-air-pollution-petition <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Monday Governor Hassan joined Democratic governors from seven other Northeastern states in asking the EPA to clamp down on emissions drifting over their borders from other states. The petition targets states upwind from the Northeast, which Governor Hassan says produce the vast majority of ozone-causing pollution in New Hampshire, wafts across our borders from the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic</span></p><p></p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:41:58 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 39837 at http://nhpr.org Hassan Signs On To Cross-Border Air Pollution Petition Mosquito-Borne Diseases On The Uptick--Thanks To Global Warming http://nhpr.org/post/mosquito-borne-diseases-uptick-thanks-global-warming <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p></p><p><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u></strong><strong>: Is there a link between the recent spread of mosquito-borne diseases around the world and environmental pollution?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><em>-- Meg Ross, Lantana, FL</em></p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:46:15 +0000 30959 at http://nhpr.org Mosquito-Borne Diseases On The Uptick--Thanks To Global Warming Maine Town Wants EPA To Stop Border-Crossing Pollution http://nhpr.org/post/maine-town-wants-epa-stop-border-crossing-pollution <p></p><p>Residents in the border town of Elliot, Maine have voted to ask the EPA to test air quality downwind of a Portsmouth power plant. Eliot is just across the river from Schiller Station, a three-boiler plant run by Public Service of New Hampshire. Two of its boilers burn mostly coal, and a third burns primarily wood chips.</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:39:44 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 29370 at http://nhpr.org Maine Town Wants EPA To Stop Border-Crossing Pollution