How would the Northern Pass transmission line impact the Cohos Trail and our experience of its deep wilderness? Short term, the solitude and peacefulness of the Cohos Trail deep wilderness would be lost during construction (think: helicopters, heavy construction vehicles, blasting …). Long term, the unspoiled views we adore and yearn for, the soothing power … More The Cohos Trail and Northern Pass
Please read this article! https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2018/01/21/samson-locked-out/ Here is the content: RICHARD SAMSON 11:53 PM, JAN 21, 2018 GUEST COLUMNIST For centuries, people in rural communities have battled absentee landlords looking to extract wealth with little regard for local lands, jobs and customs. Coos County, the northernmost county in New Hampshire, is in such a battle … More Coos County, Yale and Northern Pass
Here is what I hope will be my last public testimony before the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee, “SEC”, regarding the Northern Pass HV transmission line proposal since both public speaking and writing take me out of my comfort zone. But I feel it is so important to speak out against this extremely destructive energy … More No Northern Pass in New Hampshire!
Here are photos from the Northern Pass protest rally today at the State House in Concord, New Hampshire: Take Action! Please write to Governor Sununu, your representative, senators, and Pamela Monroe, Administrator of the SEC (Site Evaluation Committee at Pamela.Monroe@sec.nh.gov) and let them know you oppose Northern Pass!
Here is a copy of my second testimony before the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee for the Northern Pass at the Plymouth hearing. Speakers were given a three minute limit so I did have to omit some words/sentences that night but I retained them here for full impact. Imagine, we just have three minutes for a … More My Three Minutes ~ Testimony Before the SEC in Plymouth, NH
Here’s my recent comment for the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee hearing held in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The text I placed in parentheses served as a cue for me to either include or exclude depending on the time allotted (usually just three minutes). So this isn’t the greatest writing as I’m not a speech writer, … More Can We Recharge in the Presence of Northern Pass?
Oh the noise, noise, noise! I’m sounding like the Grinch pointing out once again the noise Northern Pass would produce but with good reason. Given the seriousness of this ambitious project and the intrusion into our New Hampshire lives were it to happen, this proposed massive high voltage transmission line is extremely disconcerting. I recently … More Access Roads, Helicopters, Helipad, Staging Plots…
The Northern Pass will make noise! How loud will the noise be, exactly? How often will the lines make noise? At one of the Northern Pass hearings it was revealed that the high voltage transmission lines Hydro-Quebec and Eversource are proposing to construct through the heart of New Hampshire do make low level noise. And … More If a Transmission Line Hums in the Woods Can it be Heard?
This is what Hydro-Quebec and Eversource want us to see in New Hampshire: Less pleasing, carbon dioxide absorbing trees and more labyrinthine, impenetrable steel. Industrial scourge. Incongruous pylons. Archaic technology. Dear, Hydro-Quebec, Eversource, New Hampshire SEC, and DOE are you listening? We don’t want to see miles upon miles of steel spires above our tree canopy … More The Window of Hydropower
Here is a sampling of Northern Pass opposition signs that I’ve seen in locations beyond the notch: ~ * ~ *To see what I mean about “‘Citizens Unite Against Northern Pass It’s About Freedom’ sign (first photo above) . . . in light of recent events in Coos County those words mean more than ever” … More All Those Opposed, Say “Nay”