Updated on October 5, 2017
The State of New Hampshire has committed to 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gases by the year 2050, but has yet to develop a plan to achieve that goal. We need to encourage lawmakers in Concord to keep their word and work toward a sustainable energy system to ensure protection of the health of its people, environment, and economy.
WHAT ARE WE DOING?
SAPL started the process by working with Portsmouth, Dover, and Durham to propose resolutions in support of offshore wind. Both Durham and Dover’s councils approved resolutions in April and July, respectively. On October 2, 2017, the Portsmouth city council passed their resolution with a unanimous vote. We are currently working with local folks on town meeting warrant article initiatives in Rye, Exeter, Hampton, Lee and likely other Seacoast communities for next spring.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
We are inviting all NH towns to create resolutions and speak up for our future! This is an opportunity to speak as an entire town to tell the State of New Hampshire to move forward on Offshore Wind. View a sample resolution here or contact SAPL Director Doug Bogen with questions on how to start the process.
If you are interested in a presentation to your community group, contact SAPL’s director, Doug Bogen for more information.