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The Northern Pass Project

About 30 people showed up the city council's Northern Pass subcommittee meeting Monday 

(MEGAN DOYLE / Monitor staff)

Residents’ opposition to overhead Northern Pass lines is ‘unanimous,’ councilor says

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A Concord City Council subcommittee will write a report about the overwhelming opposition to overhead transmission lines as part of the Northern Pass proposal in Concord, the chairwoman said Monday. “They asked for it to be buried,” Ward 8 Councilor Gail Matson said of input from Concord residents. “It is unanimous. As a council, I think we need to put …

Northern Pass subcommittee meets again Monday

Friday, September 25, 2015

Eversource Energy officials will return to Concord on Monday to field further questions about the proposed Northern Pass project. A Concord City Council subcommittee met earlier this month to review the draft Environmental Impact Study from the federal government, new visual simulations of the project and the latest proposed route from Eversource. But the meeting was dominated by neighbors’ comments in opposition, and …

Northern Pass headed back for environmental review

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy will reopen its environmental review of the controversial Northern Pass transmission line in order to study the project’s new route that would bury an additional 52 miles of the line beneath the White Mountain National Forest. The federal agency announced Thursday it will postpone three public hearings set …