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The Northern Pass Project

Longtime opponent to Northern Pass files suit to halt energy project over private property rights

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is suing Northern Pass, arguing the energy company doesn’t have the right to bury a transmission line beneath 600 feet of its conservation land in Clarksville. “We want to defend our conserved lands from commercial development,” said the group’s spokesman, Jack Savage, during a press conference in Concord on Thursday. “Our objective is to stop what they want to do and …

On Northern Pass, Concord City Council makes ‘a clear statement’ to bury the lines

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Concord City Council has taken a stance on Northern Pass: Bury it. A council subcommittee has met six times since March to study the hydropower project, and on Tuesday, the group delivered an interim report to the council as a whole. In keeping with input from residents, the council will now recommend Northern Pass take its proposed line underground along the entire …

Committee pushes for Northern Pass burial in Concord

Saturday, October 10, 2015

A Concord City Council subcommittee has recommended the Northern Pass project be buried through its entire 8-mile path through Concord. That subcommittee has met six times since March, and it will deliver a report to the rest of the city council Tuesday. The document reflects the sentiment voiced by residents at those meetings – overwhelming opposition to aerial Northern Pass lines. “The Committee …