The Cohos Trail and Northern Pass

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

Coos County, Yale 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

Can We Recharge in the Presence of 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?

What’s In A Name?

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?