Forest Society News & Features

The Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline project is dead — a victim of low energy prices and a lack of interest by natural gas shippers and buyers. 

(Washington, DC) – Today, the Senate passed legislation championed by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) to boost energy efficiency across the country.

Wholesale electric prices in New England during 2015 hit their second-lowest point in the past 13 years, officials with the region’s power grid operator said Tuesday.

Over the course of the next year, and possibly beyond, those stakeholders granted status as interveners will publicly pick apart the Northern Pass transmission line before the SEC.

The New Hampshire Executive Council voted unanimously March 23 to table a lease extension and expansion proposal for the operators of Mount Sunapee Resort so that DRED Commissioner Jeff Rose can brief the councilors and Gov. Maggie Hassan on the expansion.

I have resided at the top of Wadleigh Hill in North Sutton for more than 35 years. Our home faces the southwest, and we look out over miles of the Sunapee hills. We cherish the view. We cherish the natural beauty of New Hampshire.

Highlights of the final decision issued by DRED Commissioner Jeff Rose include:

New Hampshire regulators can make all the rules they want regarding natural gas pipelines, but in the end all that matters is what the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decides, according to the company trying to build a transmission pipe through the Granite State.