The Northern Pass project: A New Boa Constrictor in the White Mountains? written by Rebecca Weeks Sherrill More, a descendent of John Wingate Weeks, a man who was instrumental in legislation that established the National Parks. More_Boa Constrictor_2010 PDF
Many conservation organizations in NH have now filed petitions to intervene in the Presidential Permit process.
Pembroke Academy cafeteria 209 Academy Road Pembroke, NH 03275
Monday March 14, 6-9 pm
Franklin Opera House 316 Central Street Franklin, NH 03235
Tuesday March 15, 6-9 pm
The Mountain Club on Loon, Hancock Room 90 Loon Mountain Road Lincoln, NH 03251
Wednesday March 16, 6-9 pm
Mountain View Grand Hotel and Resort, Presidential Room 101 Mount View Road Whitefield, NH 03598
Thursday March 17, 6-9 pm
Colebrook Elementary School 27 Dumont Street Colebrook, NH 03576
Saturday March 19, 1-4 pm
Where and who should you write to?
It is extremely important that we as citizens voice our concerns to the right people. Write to your local newspapers, tv stations and officials until your voice is heard. Below is a list of documents outlining who and where we should be directing our comments to.
The Public Utilities Commission has been designated by our legislature to conduct any eminent domain proceedings under New Hampshire RSA Section 371.1. The following sections are the pertinent ones: RSA 371.1 through 371:24. Eminent Domain PUC statutes.pdf
The impact of high voltage power lines on both the local and national economies will be extremely negative.
· Home and property Value Depreciation. Read more
· Destruction of Potential Logging and Farm Lands.
· Drop in Tourism due to visual pollution and destruction of vital hunting, hiking and recreational land.
NATIONAL · Increasing our dependency on foreign energy.
· Keeping jobs outside the country instead of creating new jobs within.
The towers pose a serious risk to local land and wildlife.
· Destruction of local wildlife habitats and migration routes.
· EMF / Radiation Pollution
· Visual Pollution
· Audible Pollution YouTube Video
High voltage power lines can discharge violently when sagging and over loaded.