People at a public information meeting say they believe the project will serve wind farms.
Carroll said the project filings on the transmission line project could be done by next month.
“The Public Utilities Commission has to approve it, but if the PUC approves it and the (Department of Environmental Protection) doesn’t approve it – a no and a yes doesn’t get us where we need to be,” he said. “We would have to go back to the drawing table to see what we could do to address whatever objections were raised. We also need a presidential permit from the federal government and local permits from the towns.”
CMP power line plan elicits skepticism from locals at Bingham meeting
Critics said they suspect the line might be used to transmit power from future wind turbines, which they oppose; the company said it will be used to send Quebec hydo power to Massachusetts.