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?
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
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
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?