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
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
The Conservation Media Group Petition to Bury or Stop the Northern Pass high voltage transmission line proposal for New Hampshire is still going strong after its intended deadline back in 2014! But the original signatures needed for the event Governor Hassan was hosting* in July 2014 have already been presented to her. To present the Governor … More Sign This Petition Because . . .
I was hiking at a 500 acre park in Rhode Island and as I approached these transmission towers I couldn’t help but think about New Hampshire and the proposed Northern Pass. Will New Hampshire’s hiking trail blazes be on steel like this? How many more paths must we share with steel giants? Raise your voice … More Hiking Among Steel Giants
“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world . . . would do this, it would change the earth.” ~ William Faulkner ~ * ~ The Diverse Beauty That Is New Hampshire . . . We are so lucky … More We Have the Power to Change the Pass, the Northern Pass
Just the facts. No more “stories”! It’s hard to believe everything we read on the Northern Pass sponsored websites. But there are reliable sources out there. Before I get to business, here are some images that I enjoyed finding while doing research: March of the pylons. Or run for your lives! Reactions to high power … More How I Stay Informed About the Northern Pass
I had a lot on my mind lately . . . I often wonder what made Hydro-Quebec and Eversource think it was a good idea (aside from profits) to build an extremely visible winding pass miles and miles and miles long of intrusive steel pylons to support high voltage transmission lines through so many towns, … More “Stop The Madness!”
Back when the forests were being clearcut for logging and again today with the 192 mile transmission line proposal we are fighting to save the forests, and much more, of New Hampshire. “Passing Thoughts” is a place to share personal thoughts about the controversial proposed “Northern Pass”, a 192 mile transmission line of 1,090 megawatts … More About This Journal
I think about the name, “Northern Pass”, often. It sounds so cordial. It sounds like the innocuous name of a hiking trail, or ski trail for that matter, no? Well it’s not that benign. In fact, it’s not benign at all. The “Northern Pass” is a clever name for a proposed intrusive hydropower energy project that … More What’s In A Name?