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Alliance Romaine pays tribute to Northern Pass Opposition

28 May

Alliance Romaine stands in solidarity with citizen groups that are fighting to stop Hydro Quebec from building a high-voltage transmission line across northern and southern New Hampshire.

Announced publicly in 2011, the Northern Pass project would involve clearing a 300 kilometer-long, 150 meter-wide swathe of territory stretching from the Quebec border to the town of Deerfield, south of the state capital. The proposed corridor would cut straight through the White Mountain National Forest. According to project opponents, the phalanx of repeating, 40 meter towers would disfigure the state’s rural landscape, fragment habitat including critical wetlands, and degrade the quality of life in an area which draws thousands of tourists annually and is renowned internationally for its rolling hills, fall colours and wooded vistas.

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