News : Green Alliance Businesses team up to build carbon-neutral home

Jun 3, 2009

PORTSMOUTH — U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., said she remembers well the first Earth Day in 1970. Many people, she said, thought it was "cute," a celebration by back-to-the-earth folks and not to be taken too seriously. "The oceans were so deep, there were no worries. The smoke stacks were so high, there were no problems," she said Thursday, standing in a nearly-completed city home that will become the state's first owner-financed platinum LEED-certified house....Read more