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 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’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?
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
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 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?