Northern Pass

There were so many acts of opposition, large and small, that wove a varied tapestry conveying the unmistakable message of resistance and tenacity.

Pursuant to Rule 25 of the Supreme Court's Rules, the City of Concord, the Towns of Pembroke, Littleton, New Hampton, Deerfield, Plymouth, Sugar Hill, Easton, Franconia, Northumberland, Bristol, and Whitefield, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, the Conservation Law Foundation, the Appalachian Mountain Club, the New England Power Generators Association, and McKenna's Purchase Unit Owners Association ("Movants") move that this Court summarily affirm the Decision and Order Denying Application for a Certificate of Site and Facility ofthe Site Evaluation Committee ("SEC")

This memorandum of law is in support of the Joint Motion for Summary Affirmance of the Orders of the Site Evaluation Committee in the matter of Northern Pass.

CONCORD -- The proposed Northern Pass hydroelectric transmission project would have a “negative impact” on land use and would deliver fewer financial benefits than promised, according to a state committee’s decision.

CONCORD — In its written order issued Friday afternoon, the Site Evaluation Committee reiterated what members told Northern Pass officials two months ago, the utility failed to prove the 192-mile, $1.6 billion transmission line would not disrupt the orderly development of the region.

The New Hampshire Site Evalution Committee (SEC) issued its formal written decision today to deny the application by Eversource for a Certificate of Site and Facility for the controversial Northern Pass transmission line.

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests was honored with the Integrity in Conservation Award from the New England Society of American Foresters today in Nashua. President/Forester Jane Difley accepted the award on behalf of the Forest Society.

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources announced today that they would terminate discussions with Northern Pass regarding the Mass Clean Energy RFP.

The State of Massachusetts has turned its eyes to an alternative transmission line proposal now that the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee (SEC) has voted to deny a permit to Eversource's Northern Pass project. Late in the day on Friday, Feb. 16, the Mass. Dept.