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Court rules in favor of Northern Pass energy project

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Northern Pass energy project says a New Hampshire court has ruled in its favor in response to a lawsuit that said a utility didn’t have the right to bury a power line under a North Country highway. The project proposes burying parts of the 192-mile transmission line along public roadways. The Society for the Protection ...

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New Hampshire, Massachusetts in nuclear plant exercise

New Hampshire, Massachusetts in nuclear plant exercise

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — The states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts will be taking part in a full-scale emergency planning exercise regarding the Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant this week. The event allows federal teams to examine the ability of local, state and utility officials to protect the health and safety of the public living near the power plant in ...

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Trump and Sanders big winners, Kasich grabs second

Trump and Sanders big winners, riding voter frustration

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies. Sanders swept majorities of men, women, independents and young people in his win over Hillary Clinton, but faces challenges in the more diverse states that come ...

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New Hampshire attorney general wants say on pipeline project

In this May 9, 2015 file photo, pipes for the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline are stacked at a staging area in Worthing, S.D.

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s attorney general wants to weigh in on federal agency’s consideration of a natural gas pipeline that would pass through state parks and forests. Attorney General Joseph Foster says he’s filed documents to intervene in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s consideration of Kinder Morgan’s application for a certificate of public need for the proposed 11,900-mile pipeline. ...

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Pipeline opponents puzzled by leaders’ words, actions about proposed project

Though New Hampshire leaders in Washington and Concord recently gave statements expressing concern about the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline, their actions have caused confusion among pipeline opponents about where they really stand. Last week, three members of the N.H. congressional delegation and the state’s governor spoke out against the interstate pipeline, which would pass through 17 towns in southern ...

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Why does firewood cost so much? Fracking’s part of it

CONCORD, N.H. — Northeasterners who are digging deeper into their pockets to pay for firewood this season can add a new scapegoat to the roster of usual market forces: fracking. Yep, a timber industry representative in New Hampshire said those hydraulic fracturing well sites in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale formation to suck natural gas out of the ground are using construction ...

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Kasich rolls out plan for federal budget

COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich today drew a map that he said would lead to a balanced federal budget within eight years as president, a map that looks a lot like the map he drew for Ohio as governor. This time, however, he hopes the map leads to the White House. Mr. Kasich unveiled his blueprint at New Hampshire’s Nashua ...

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