Conserving Our Environment

Kuster, Bipartisan Group of Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Develop Technology to Remove Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere

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Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), David McKinley (R-WV), Paul Tonko (D-NY), Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Scott Peters (D-CA), Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), David Schweikert (R-AZ) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced the Carbon Removal, Efficient Agencies, Technology Expertise (CREATE) Act. This bipartisan legislation authorizes a whole-of-government approach to research, de... Read more »

Rep. Annie Kuster: In the fight to protect the planet, we must work together

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As Granite Staters peered up last week, their eyes were met with a hazy, copper sky from the smoke of Western wildfires that have raged for over a month. More than 3.3 million acres have burned, an area four times larger than the entirety of White Mountain National Forest, while communities in the South simultaneously brace for yet another devastating hurricane season. While these plumes of smoke ... Read more »

Kuster Visits Terrill Park to View Redevelopment, Highlight Importance of Land and Water Conservation Fund

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Concord, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited Terrill Park, a recreational area undergoing redevelopment along the Merrimack River Greenway Trail. Kuster toured the site and met with state environmental leaders to discuss the project and critical funding made possible by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Last year, the City of Concord received a $100,000 LWCF grant from NH Park... Read more »

Kuster Visits Gorham Community Forest to Discuss Forest Expansion with Local Elected Officials and Environmental Advocates

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For a high resolution version of this photo, click here. Gorham, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited the Gorham Community Forest to view the Forest’s recent expansion and meet with local elected officials and environmental advocates to discuss the importance of community forests to the North Country economy. Kuster advocated for Forest Service funding to help expand the Gorham and Randol... Read more »

Conservationists discuss funding with Kuster

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BRETTON WOODS — Five members of New Hampshire’s conservation-environmental community held a distanced round-table discussion on the full and permanent funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund with Congresswomen Annie Kuster (D-Hopkinton) on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the AMC Highland Center during her first stop on a three-day stay in northern N.H. Susan Arnold, vice president of the Appalachi... Read more »

NH Delegation Announces $38.5 Million in NOAA Funding for UNH/NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center

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(Manchester, NH) – Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the Ranking Member on the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced the award of a $38.5 million grant over five years from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ... Read more »

Kuster Visits Terrill Park to View Redevelopment, Highlight Importance of Land and Water Conservation Fund

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Concord, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited Terrill Park, a recreational area undergoing redevelopment along the Merrimack River Greenway Trail. Kuster toured the site and met with state environmental leaders to discuss the project and critical funding made possible by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Last year, the City of Concord received a $100,000 LWCF grant from NH Park... Read more »

Kuster Visits Terrill Park to View Redevelopment, Highlight Importance of Land and Water Conservation Fund

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Concord, NH - Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited Terrill Park, a recreational area undergoing redevelopment along the Merrimack River Greenway Trail. Kuster toured the site and met with state environmental leaders to discuss the project and critical funding made possible by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Last year, the City of Concord received a $100,000 LWCF grant from NH Park... Read more »

Overcoming these challenging times

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Dear Friend, While we work to recover from the health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19, many aspects of our lives remain beyond our control. Granite Staters face difficult situations and complicated decisions – from school reopenings and working to keep ourselves and our families healthy, to meeting financial obligations and finding reliable child care. These are challenging times, but I co... Read more »

Kuster, Neal, Malinowski, Raskin, McGovern Introduce Legislation to Protect National Scenic Trails from Pipeline Development

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), Congressman Richard E. Neal (MA-01), Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02) introduced the Scenic Trail Viewshed Protection Act. This legislation will help protect our national scenic trails by requiring stricter evaluation of natural gas pipeline projects that seek to cross these tr... Read more »