Northern Pass

This Petition for Declaratory Judgment is the lawsuit filed by the Forest Society against Northern Pass in Coos County Superior Court in November, 2015. 

The full text of the May 26, 2016 decision issued by the Coos County Superior Court regarding the Forest Society's lawsuit against Northern Pass.

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:

My name is Will Abbott, and I am here this evening representing the Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests.  I have three specific comments.

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.

Jamie Sayen could be the bravest man in Coos County. Why? Sayen had

the courage to tell the truth about what Eversource is doing to his area.

By the end of the meeting that more than two dozen residents attended, Barry estimated about $600 had been donated.

This was the second time in a week residents have weighed in on hiring an attorney.