Forest Society News & Features

 Sen. Jeanne Shaheen sees the government shutdown looming, as well as the expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund which is set to expire on Sept. 30, and she warns that both would be extremely detrimental to the economy.

The Department of Energy says Northern Pass' new plan to bury 52 more miles of the controversial line will require additional study and it is cancelling public hearings planned in October.

Ellen Schaffer stood before a handful of city councilors Tuesday night and handed over a petition of residents who want Northern Pass buried or scrapped entirely. She and other Concord residents collected those names as they went door-to-door in East Concord.

COLEBROOK — The North Country Community Recreation Center’s board of directors has voted to return a $10,000 grant from a regional job creation effort funded by the controversial Northern Pass Transmission LLC.

Last night Eversource officials held a public hearing in Lincoln on the Northern Pass project including their new plan to bury an additional 52 miles of lines.

It did not go well for Eversource.

For nearly five years, Northern Pass promoters have vigorously denied the possibility of burying HVDC lines here in New Hampshire.

Although economics and politics drove the decision to bury an additional 52 miles of the proposed Northern Pass electric-transmission line, making the much-discussed project more tenable to some although still far from guaranteed, the thing that really made it possible is a development only a che

Concord resident Gene Rudolph has one big question when it comes to the Northern Pass transmission project: “Why can’t they bury it?”

BRIDGEWATER — With the state site evaluation committee’s hearings on the Northern Pass project set to begin next week, about 100 opponents of the plan gathered at the Inn on Newfound Lake Wednesday for a primer on how to fight the project.