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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 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 …

This past year was an important one in the Northern Pass saga. In 2015 Eversource announced the Forward New Hampshire Plan, which included the plans for a redesigned route that includes underground transmission lines along roads in and around the White Mountain national Forest and Franconia Notch region. The new Forward NH plan will have …

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station- the region’s largest carbon-free energy provider announced this week that it will permanently close by the middle of 2019. The 680 megawatt plant produces five percent of New England’s power and eighty-four percent of Massachusetts noncarbon emitting energy. Entergy, the energy conglomerate that owns Pilgrim, said that with the decreasing …

The longtime sentiment of “Not In My Back Yard,” or NIMBY, by New Hampshire residents regarding potential infrastructure projects has taken on a more oppositional tone (and acronym) as of late – they’ve all gone BANANAs. A recent article in the Union Leader describes the BANANA stance as “Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything.” While NIMBYs seem …

On April 17, the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will host a luncheon where they will present “Relieving the Energy Crisis: Update on New Hampshire Infrastructure Projects.” The presentation will discuss the importance of increasing the state’s energy infrastructure and diversifying its energy portfolio. The luncheon will be held at the Radisson Hotel in …

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