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Rob Werner

Concord Energy And Environment Committee

Here’s a primer on the Clean Power Plan

I was proud to join nearly 400,000 citizens from all corners of the nation, including a large group of Granite Staters, who recently marched through the streets of New York City to demand that our political leaders respond to this global challenge. The largest demonstration of its kind ever held, the march provides a strong foundation for efforts to reduce carbon pollution from… 0

October 28, 2014
Bulletin Board

EPA Clean Power Plan hearing on Monday

Witnesses from all walks of life – including health experts, labor leaders, industry leaders and environmental advocates – will testify at a citizens hearing on Monday, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Concord Public Library, in support of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan released in June. Sponsors of the citizens hearing are Environment New Hampshire, League of Conservation Voters, Moms… 0

July 22, 2014
Concord Energy and Environment Committee

Sustainable design should be a main attraction along Main Street

The city of Concord will soon embark on its long awaited Main Street redesign, with construction possibly beginning as soon as this summer. While the project has been delayed as a result of construction bid issues on more than one occasion, the City Council will consider and likely approve a contractor/construction manager arrangement with one of the two firms that have recently… 0

April 29, 2014

Bulletin Board: Take part in Energize Concord event Oct. 3

The Concord Energy and Environment Committee invites the public to an Energize Concord party to be held at True Brew Barista, 3 Bicentennial Square, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 3. The free event is intended to raise awareness about the committee and recruit new members in a casual, social setting. Attendees will enjoy light refreshments and have the opportunity to win raffle prizes… 0

October 1, 2013
Concord Energy and Environment Committee

City of Concord needs to be at the Northern Pass discussion table

The proposed Northern Pass hydroelectric transmission project has been in development for a number of years, yet it seems that only in recent months have Concord residents become more aware of the project and the impact that it will have on the city, at least under its current proposed design. Residents of New Hampshire’s… 0

September 24, 2013
Bulletin Board

Concord City Auditorium hosts 'Jimmy Tingle'

The Concord City Auditorium will host "Jimmy Tingle's American Dream Live on Stage and Screen" on Jan. 8 from 4-6 p.m. A reception will follow.The unique theatrical event will feature a screening of the award-winning "Jimmy Tingle's American Dream," with a question-and-answer and live performance of "Jimmy Tingle for President: The Funniest Campaign… 0

January 3, 2012
Bulletin Board

Local harvest dinner

The Concord Energy and Environment Committee will hold its third annual local harvest supper on Sept. 27. The purpose of the event is to celebrate Concord's vibrant and growing local food community and to highlight the connections among food production, environmental impact, and energy use.Students from the Culinary Arts program at Concord High School's Regional Technical… 0

September 27, 2011
Bulletin Board

Riders are approaching

New England Climate Summer is coming to Concord the week of July 11 to participate in activities that will highlight energy and environmental projects in the capital city. The initiative is a summer internship program for college students, graduate students, and recent graduates. Climate Summer riders travel exclusively by bicycle in small teams across New England, spending approximately… 0

July 12, 2011