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New England still deserves a fair, big-picture review of Northern Pass, despite developers’ delay
by Christophe Courchesne

Here in New Hampshire, the leaves have turned.  What hasn’t changed is that the environmental review of the Northern Pass proposal remains stalled while the project developers – Northeast Utilities (and its subsidiary Public Service Company of New Hampshire) and NSTAR – seek a new route for the northernmost 40 miles of the project.  It’s…

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CLF Calls for ME Attorney General to Determine Eligibility of DEP Commissioner Darryl Brown
by Sean Mahoney

CLF is once again calling for increased transparency from the LePage administration, this time with regard to whether or not Darryl Brown, who was confirmed by the Senate last month as Governor LePage’s appointment to be commissioner of Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), is eligible to stay in his current position according to State and federal law.

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What’s the plan for the Northern Pass environmental review?
by Christophe Courchesne

If the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) does its job right, the environmental review of the Northern Pass project – the largest infrastructure project in recent New Hampshire history – will be a massive and complex undertaking, analyzing all alternatives to the current proposal and describing the many social and environmental impacts of the project.

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Huge turnout at first Northern Pass public meeting
by Christophe Courchesne

As reported in the Concord Monitor and the Manchester Union-Leader and on WMUR, the public was out in force last night at the first of seven public scoping meetings kicking off the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) environmental review of the Northern Pass project.