Organizations That Oppose The Northern Pass Project

Organizations That Oppose The Northern Pass Project

ABS Ventures
AHA Engineers
Alliance Against Northern Pass
Ammonoosuc Chapter of Trout Unlimited
Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust
Ammonoosuc River Local Advisory Committee
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Apple Haven Farm
Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions
Baker River Watershed Association
Bee Thankful Farm
Berkshire Arts Technology Charter Public School
Blackwater Trail Riders
Bristol Select Board
Bury the Northern Pass
Campton Conservation Commission
Chichester Conservation Commission
Concord Equestrian Center
Connecticut Rivershed Council
Conservation Law Foundation
Conservation New Hampshire
Coos Community Benefits Alliance
Delaware Riverkeeper Network
Eastern Environmental Law Center
Easton Conservation Commission
Episcopal Diocese of NY Environment Committee
Friends of Sandwich Range
Global Awareness Local Action
Governor’s Commission for Historical Resources
Green Mountain Conservation Group
Harris Center for Conservation Education
HHP, Inc
Holderness Conservation Commission
Lake Sunapee Landscaping & Property Management
Live Free or Fry
Mountain River East Condominiums Association
National Parks Conservation       Association

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Nature Conservancy
New Hampshire Commission on Native American Affairs
New Hampshire Green Coalition
New Hampshire Preservation Alliance
New Jersey Highlands Coalition
New Jersey Sierra Club
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
No Northern Pass Coalition
Orford Conservation Commission
Responsible Energy Action LLC
Passaic River Coalition
Pennsylvania Sierra Club
Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce
Poore Family Foundation for North County Conservancy
RESTORE the North Woods
Rhode Island Association of Conservation Districts
Richard Monahon Architects
Rock the Earth
Sierra Club
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

Sugar Hill Conservation Commission
Sutton Board of Selectmen
The Wilderness Society

No, To Northern Pass opposes the Northern Pass project in New Hampshire, a high-voltage electric transmission line that will impact almost 95,000 acres throughout the state. As a new voice for opponents of this project, we share the goals and views of many pre-existing organizations in the North Country, Granite State and beyond; that the Northern Pass project will have negative impacts and is a bad deal for New Hampshire’s residents.

View a list of project opponents to date below, or sign up for email updates using the box to your right.

This coalition is broad-based and is actively recruiting statewide sponsors and local partners to organize groups, associations, and citizens. Our mission is to examine the facts. The Northern Pass project is an unnecessary gamble New Hampshire can’t afford – we have a personal responsibility to act now, raise awareness, and make smart choices to protect New Hampshire’s future.

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Comment by Eric A. Tuttle on February 2, 2018 at 11:43am

Web Location

Hydro Quebec (simplified) Power Grid
Hudson Bay DC Line to feed the Northern Pass into New Hampshire

Canadian Interconnects That Pass directly through Maine

Comment by Eric A. Tuttle on November 22, 2017 at 4:25pm

U.S. Forest Service recommends permit to bury Northern Pass lines in White Mountains

Comment by Penny Gray on November 20, 2017 at 4:35pm

Driving to Labrador up the frontier road, these transmission corridors carrying hydro power run from Manic 5 south.  They are gigantic towers and turn what would be one of the most stunningly scenic roads in Quebec into an industrial zone.  I don't blame any of those groups or individuals for opposing Northern Pass.  I do think it's quite hypocritical for these transmission lines from Canada to be so strongly opposed by environmental groups, while transmission lines being built to serve the wind industry and send expensive and intermittent power hundreds of miles to southern New England are lauded as being "green".

Comment by Long Islander on November 20, 2017 at 2:56pm

Land of Many Uses, or in the case of Northern Pass, many abuses

Comment by Eric A. Tuttle on November 20, 2017 at 12:32pm

As you can see per the map it will traverse the White Mountains, National Park. Approximately parallel to I-93 for a portion of the way. 


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"Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine."

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