Forest Society News & Features

As the draft Environmental Impact Statement for Northern Pass nears release, recent entries at ISO-New England, overseer of the region's electric power system, indicate Northern Pass is floating an alternative in the form of a smaller transmission line.

Over the past several years, the flightless insects, called scales, have bored deep into the bark of red pines throughout the region, ravaging the ramrod trees from New York to Maine.

A Concord city council subcommitee has gathered to study how the proposed hydropower line would affect Concord; March 23 was its first meeting.

As Kinder Morgan moves ahead with the approval process, releasing more detailed maps of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Southern New Hampshire, they are also poised to attend meetings in several local townships to speak directly to citizens next week in meetings scheduled i

Two years ago, the town voted by a two-thirds majority to oppose the electric transmission line. This year, the town has asked for $10,000 to pay for legal counsel regarding any impact Northern Pass would have on the town. 

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New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is asking Kinder Morgan to hold a second round of open houses in communities that could be affected by a natural gas pipeline proposed for the state’s southern tier.

Opponents of the Kinder Morgan proposal to build a new natural gas pipeline through southern New Hampshire have been waiting for elected officials to come out against the project with the same intensity they saw in Massachusetts, where near universal opposition among high-profile politicians help

NHPR's Rick Ganley interviews Department of Resources and Economic Development Commissioner Jeff Rose about the proposed expansion of the ski resort at Mount Sunapee State Park.