State's Coming Northern Pass Decision Could Drag Out Fight
New Hampshire's Site Evaluation Committee starts deliberating the fate of Northern Pass in less than two weeks. But whatever decision it makes likely won't be black and white.
In final briefs filed last week, 16 of the 19 stakeholder groups that intervened in the Northern Pass case asked the SEC to reject the project.
Those opponents include groups like the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and the New England Power Generators Association, as well as neighbors and towns along the transmission line’s proposed route. They argue evidence the SEC has heard shows Eversource's application is faulty and didn't prove the power line would serve the public interest.
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