rights-based ordinance http://nhpr.org en Two Of Three North Country Towns Okay Ordinances To Fight Corporate Power - and Northern Pass http://nhpr.org/post/two-three-north-country-towns-okay-ordinances-fight-corporate-power-and-northern-pass <p>Two of three North Country towns yesterday approved an<a href="http://www.sugarhillnh.org/app/attachments/084_Ordinance_exp_packet.pdf"> ordinance </a>designed to fight the Northern Pass project by trying to strip corporations of their power.</p><p>Lancaster, Sugar Hill and Easton all had the same idea: An ordinance that would assert a town&rsquo;s rights over those of corporations.</p><p>The idea is to&nbsp;prevent large corporations &ndash; such as those behind the Northern Pass project &ndash; from using the legal muscle given them by U.S. Supreme Court decisions.</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:29:00 +0000 Chris Jensen 2480 at http://nhpr.org Two Of Three North Country Towns Okay Ordinances To Fight Corporate Power - and Northern Pass Northern Pass Foes Eye New Tactic: Attacking Corporate Power http://nhpr.org/post/northern-pass-foes-eye-new-tactic-attacking-corporate-power <p>Town meetings begin next month.</p><p>One issue some towns are looking at is a radical new tactic ultimately designed to challenge the legal power of corporations.</p><p>Opponents&nbsp;of the Northern Pass hydroelectric project are at the forefront of the move.</p><p>NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Northern Pass opponents have won what they see they see as a victory in their fight against the&nbsp;huge hydro-electric project.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 22:10:54 +0000 Chris Jensen 1809 at http://nhpr.org Northern Pass Foes Eye New Tactic: Attacking Corporate Power