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The New Hampshire Supreme Court this morning ruled to uphold the state’s decision not to move forward with the Northern Pass transmission project, delivering a final, fatal blow to the proposal first put forward by Eversource in 2010. “After nearly nine long years, we are thrilled to finally see this misconceived, poorly designed, outdated overhead…

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Continued focus needed to ensure full and dedicated funding The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) welcomed passage of legislation this week in Congress to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) as part of a package of bills related to public lands. The public lands package passed the Senate on February 12th with overwhelming…

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UPDATE (August 3) — In March, the Appalachian Mountain Club Board of Directors considered and delayed a decision on the proposed sale of AMC’s Fire Island Cabin in Atlantique, NY. Since that time, the Fire Island Committee has worked with the vice president of operations to develop plans for the cabin with the aim of assessing…

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Join an upcoming presentation and book talk with Garry Harrington, author of Chasing Summits: In Pursuit of High Places and an Unconventional Life published by AMC. December 30: White Mountains, NH – AMC Highland Center at 7:30 p.m. (Free and open to the public.) December 31: White Mountains, NH – AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center…

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The Appalachian Mountain Club and colleague organizations on September 14, 2015, issued a request to the U.S. Department of Energy for a supplement to the Northern Pass Draft Environmental Impact Statement in light of a recent announcement by Eversource NH and Northern Pass of a new “Preferred Alternative” for the route of the electric transmission…

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Attend a public information session to learn about the Silvio O. Conte U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuge’s Comprehensive Conservation Plan. More information here.

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Now is the time to book your winter gateway or summer adventure for 2016!  Check availability and request a reservation online, or call AMC Reservations, Monday through Saturday, 9:00AM – 5:00PM, at 603-466-2727.

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The Land and Water Conservation Fund has protected countless outdoor gems throughout the Northeast (and across the US) over the last 50 years. But without Congressional action, this vital program will expire on September 30, 2015. With 30 days until LWCF expires, the clock is ticking and your voice is needed! Tell Congress to reauthorize LWCF…

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The U.S. Forest Service has issued the following news release. GORHAM, N.H.–   The Moriah Brook Trail Bridge is closed as of Tuesday, September 1, 2015.  In consecutive storms in 2011 and 2012, Tropical Storm Irene and Hurricane Sandy delivered extensive flooding in the Wild River watershed, eroding much of the river banks, particularly under the…

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On August 18th Northern Pass announced modifications to the proposed route for its 187-mile long high voltage transmission line through New Hampshire. They now propose to bury an additional 52 miles of the line under roadways from Bethlehem to Bridgewater, reducing impacts to the White Mountain National Forest and Appalachian National Scenic Trail. While progress…

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