SEC Sets May 19 Public Hearing on Northern Pass
The NH Site Evaluation Committee posted the following notice of a public hearing on Northern Pass in Whitefield on May 19:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Site Evaluation Committee for the State of New Hampshire will conduct a Public Hearing on May 19, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, 101 Mountain View Road, Whitefield, New Hampshire. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comments on the additional information filed by the Applicant on February 26, 2016. The additional information was required in response to amendments, adopted by the Committee, to the NH CODE OF ADMIN. RULES, Site 100-300. Therefore, at the Public Hearing, public comments will be limited to issues presented by the additional information filed by the Applicant.
The purpose of the hearing is to get public input on new information submitted by applicant (Northern Pass). That new information can be viewed on the SEC website here (scroll down to entry numbr 261): http://www.nhsec.nh.gov/projects/2015-06/2015-06.htm
The cover letter to the new info can be read here: http://www.nhsec.nh.gov/projects/2015-06/application/2015-06_2016-02-26_...
This new information is required by new SEC rules that went into effect just as the SEC was accepting the Northern Pass application as complete in December. It was determined that the Northern Pass application must adhere to the new rules.