In November 2015 the Forest Society filed suit against Northern Pass in Coos County Superior Court over the private transmission project's plan to use the Washburn Family Forest to construct a section of the prop
The N.H. Site Evaluation Committee (SEC) voted 7-0 at a meeting in Whitefield on May 19 to adopt a schedule for hearing the Northern Pass (NP) project application that extends the statutory schedule for review by nine months. Under the new schedule, the SEC has targeted Sept.
This April 2016 letter from N.H. Department of Environmental Services notes that burial of the proposed Northern Pass line along existing roads in the northern section of the line would lessen adverse impacts on wetlands. From the letter:
DURHAM, N.H. —New Hampshire public opinion appears to have shifted narrowly against the controversial Northern Pass project to deliver 1,090 megawatts of Canadian-generated hydro power to New England via nearly 200 miles of transmission lines that would cut through the Granite State.