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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday October 06, 2019 ( 4 items )  

Crotched Mountain School Wins 2019 Governor's Arts Award
GREENFIELD, New Hampshire, Oct. 1 -- The Crotched Mountain Foundation issued the following news release: Crotched Mountain School has won the 2019 Governor's Arts Award for Arts in Health! Since its inception, Crotched Mountain School has always placed significant value on the arts as students over the years have discovered the power of expression through creativity. This is a great honor. See the press release from the New Hampshire Council on the Arts below: The New Hampshire State Council o  more

Environmental Working Group: Notorious PFAS Polluter 3M Fights N.H. Effort to Enforce Health-Protective Drinking Water Limit
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 -- The Environmental Working Group issued the following news release: One of the largest U.S. chemical companies, which for decades knowingly poisoned its own workers and drinking water supplies near its factories with the toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, is fighting one state's efforts to protect the public from these dangerous compounds. Minnesota-based 3M has filed a lawsuit against the state of New Hampshire, demanding a court "declare invalid" new rules limiting  more

Sierra Club Issues Statement on Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf's Plan to Join Regional Initiative to Cap Carbon Pollution
HARRISBURGH, Pennsylvania, Oct. 3 -- The Sierra Club issued the following statement by senior campaign representative Tom Schuster on the Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to join regional initiative to cap carbon pollution: Today Governor Wolf signed an executive order beginning the process that would add Pennsylvania to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). States participating in RGGI place limits on climate change-causing carbon pollution emissions from power plants, that decline o  more

Sierra Club Issues Statement on Transportation, Climate Initiative
OAKLAND, California, Oct. 1 -- The Sierra Club issued the following statement by Eastern Region Deputy Director Mark Kresowik on Transportation and Climate Initiative: Today, the 12 states and D.C. participating in the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) released a draft regional policy proposal to reduce greenhouse gas pollution from transportation. States include Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Ve  more