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The proposed Northern Pass high-voltage transmission line that will connect New Hampshire and the entire New England electricity grid will cross 192 miles. This distance equates to 2,816 football fields or 698 Empire State Buildings stacked end to end. And now we know who will run it.   From recent agreements, PAR Electrical Contractors, Inc …

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 …

In the crowd of around 250 people that filled the Franklin Opera House Monday night for the first Northern Pass Public Information Session, a few dozen stood out. Opponents of the Northern Pass project were decked out in blaze orange vests, hats, and shirts that reiterated their oppositional mantra of “Trees Not Towers,” while supporters …

Just a reminder that this Wednesday the second of five Public Information Sessions hosted by the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee will take place. Wednesday night’s session will be held in Rockingham County and will begin at 6 P.M. at Londonderry High School, 295 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, New Hampshire. The rest of the Public Information …

Just a reminder that tonight is the first of five Public Information Sessions to be held in January by the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee. Tonight’s session which will be held in Merrimack County will begin at 6 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House, 316 Central Street, in Franklin, New Hampshire. Upcoming Public Information Sessions …

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests filed suit against Eversource in November 2015 with the intent to block the hydroelectric transmission lines from being buried along various portions of Route 3 in Clarksville, where it owns land and easements that abut the highway. At that time, the Forest Society asked the court …