Does The Northern Pass Project Deserve Special Treatment?

18 Oct

Unless you live completely off the grid, you cannot have missed the impressive advertising campaign for the Northern Pass Project, which proposes building 140 miles of electric transmission lines through New Hampshire to bring Canadian electricity to New England. These daily print and television ads, which feature “real” New Hampshire people who support the Northern Pass Project, are everywhere, it seems.

A little less in your face are the voices of the many opposed. Citizens, local governments, the environmental community, and the tourism industry have voiced their objections to the Northern Pass Project in letters to the editor and town meeting warrant articles, on websites and lawn signs, in songs and demonstrations, and with orange balloons that match the height of the 135’ high towers that might one day criss-cross the White Mountains.

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