Northern Pass Public Meetings Scheduled Early Next Month

Aug 20, 2015

Northern Pass has been controversial since it was proposed.
Credit Chris Jensen for NHPR

Friends and foes of the Northern Pass project will have another chance to express their views next month at a series of public meetings around the state.

Under state regulations Northern Pass must hold such meetings at least 30 days before it can file an application with the Site Evaluation Committee.

In addition to federal approval the SEC’s approval is necessary for the project to be built.

The format includes a project overview  from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. There will be questions and answers from 6:30 to 7:30 with comments taken from 7:30 to 10:30 pm.

Here are the meetings:

Merrimack County:Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, Grappone Conference Center, 7 Constitution Ave., Concord

Rockingham County:Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, Deerfield Fair Pavilion, 34 Stage Rd., Deerfield

Grafton County:Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, Mountain Club on Loon Resort & Spa, 90 Loon Mountain Rd., Lincoln

Coös County: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa, 101 Mountain View Rd., Whitefield

Belknap County:Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, Lake Opechee Inn & Spa, 62 Doris Ray Court, Laconia