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Dept. of Energy provides key approval for Northern Pass

The U.S. Department of Energy has recommended the Northern Pass project receive a presidential permit — a key approval step for the transmission project and a major step toward creating more than a thousand construction jobs in the New England area. An “impact statement” was released Aug. 10 by the U.S. Department of Energy Office …

Recently, the Business and Industry Association along with various IBEW representatives were made aware that the National Site Evaluation Committee will be extending the review process for the Northern Pass hydroelectric project to September 30, 2017. Pushing the review back almost an entire year will likely set the projected completion date back into 2020. The …

The upcoming Northern Pass hearings will be our LAST CHANCE to make the IBEW’s case that the Northern Pass is good for workers and good for New Hampshire. Furthermore, these hearings are the most important yet: the members of the NH Site Evaluation Committee (SEC) – the panel who has the final YES or NO …

In addition to the four public hearings that will be held by the U.S. Department of Energy in March, there will also be five public hearings regarding the state permitting process of the Northern Pass Transmission project held by the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee that same month. State law requires the Site Evaluation Committee …

In March, you will have an opportunity to share your opinions on the Northern Pass with federal officials. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will be holding four public hearings on the Northern Pass draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) throughout the month of March. The EIS was released in July of 2015 and discusses the …