Posts belonging to Category Northern Pass

No Pass!

We remain steadfast in our opposition to the Northern Pass. It’s wrong for the North Country and wrong for New Hampshire. Let us count the ways…it’s corporate welfare for PSNH…a private project, no public policy policy required…it’s old-fashioned dependence on a foreign power…it’s old-fashioned transmission lines…it bestows no benefits at all on the North Country…it […]

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Northern Pass Scoping Hearing: Sugar Hill speaks!

Scoping hearings on the Northern Pass transmission line were held in the region by the federal Dept. of Energy. At the Whitefield hearing nearly 400 people turned out, including a number of Sugar Hill residents and ACT members. Following are statements by Margo Connors, Chris Thayer, and Rebecca Brown. Margo Connors, representing Sugar Hill Select […]

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Northern Pass: Wrong for the North Country, Wrong for New Hampshire

Versions of this essay have appeared in The Littleton Courier, Coös County Democrat, and Concord Monitor By Rebecca Brown Like many people, when I first heard about the Northern Pass transmission line proposal I performed a quick mental calculation of pros and cons. Pro: renewable energy. Con: huge towers going through my front yard. My […]

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Why ACT Opposes the Northern Pass

Hearing Set for Public Comment Federal “scoping hearings” are coming up. Click above to expand this page and get a live link to the dates, times, and places and other information about making comments – in person or by letter.  Click here for PDF download. The Northern Pass issue is one of the most important […]

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