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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Public News Service - NH: Energy Policy

Concord, NH – Rumors are swirling that the economic crisis is going to put a damper on President-elect Barack Obama's plans to invest in renewable energy. Others say the economic crisis has "perfect timing" for full-speed ahead on green energy production, infrastructure and climate change poll

Concord, NH - A growing number of Americans support calls for more offshore drilling, but only when they're not given other choices. That's the finding of a new Sierra Club poll that shows 83 percent of Americans support a plan to end America's addiction to oil through investment in wind, solar and

Epsom, NH - Don't buy the hype. That's the message from a Granite State scientist about calls for more offshore oil drilling. A recent Rasmussen poll says 64 percent of Americans support new offshore drilling, and 42 percent call it the "best way to cut oil prices." But Eric Orff, a former New Hamp

Seabrook, NH - Supporters of renewable energy say there shouldn't be another nuclear power plant in New Hampshire. Presidential candidate John McCain told the Manchester Union Leader newspaper this week that he might consider reviving the idea of a second plant at Seabrook as part of his energy pla

Merrimack, NH - Higher unemployment figures and gas prices at more than $4 a gallon are making uncertain times even tougher on Granite State residents. However, a new report shines some light on a way to solve both problems, while improving the environment as well, with "green industry" jobs. The

Manchester, NH - Green business leaders from across New Hampshire are rallying in Manchester today to push for the federal Climate Security Act. The bill would limit greenhouse gas emissions, and the businessmen say that would mean new, green jobs and a boost for New Hampshire's economy. Investor

Concord, NH - In the State House, everyone agrees that New Hampshire should be part of "Reggie," the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, but they're stuck on a key detail. The issues are, what happens to money earned when utility companies sell carbon emission credits, and how much goes to the state

Manchester, NH - "The Power to Change" climate and energy policy is the focus of a rally in Manchester for Earth Day today, hosted by the Sierra Club. Organizers say the goal is to put energy and climate issues front and center in the November election, and to celebrate New Hampshire's progress in r

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