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New Hampshire "Skids" on Oil Reliance

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 By John Robinson/Eric Mack, Contact
July 11, 2007

Although gasoline prices have slipped in recent weeks, a new report from the National Resources Defense Council shows that New Hampshire remains addicted to oil as the fuel of its economy. Despite positive efforts, including cleaner electricity standards, a new listing ranks the Granite State 45th in the nation for implementing solutions to oil dependence, such as hybrid tax incentives and fuel economy standards. Erica Staaf at Environment New Hampshire says the state also lags in transportation alternatives that could reduce our reliance on cars.

“Given that 25 percent of our commuters are commuting down to Massachusetts, it certainly would make sense to have alternative transit measures down our I-93 and I-95 corridors.”

Staaf thinks the state should also adopt "Smart Growth" ordinances to make towns more pedestrian-friendly because moving away from oil for cars may benefit the state's economy as much as the clean electricity law will.

“The passage of the renewable electricity standard in the state is going to give wind and solar development, and certainly the existing biomass industries, a boost.”

The report is available at docs.nrdc.org/air/air_07061901a.pdf.

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