Monday, May 27, 2013

Northern Pass Info & Planning Meeting, June 9, 2013

Northern Pass Information & Planning Meeting
Sunday, June 9, 2013, 3:00-5:30 p.m.
Easton Town Hall, 1060 Easton Valley Road (Rte. 116), Easton NH 03580
All are welcome ~ Refreshments
On Sunday, June 9, there will be an information and planning meeting on the proposed Northern Pass Transmission project. The Town of Easton and Easton Conservation Commission will host the meeting.
Easton is at the mid-point of Northern Pass’s proposed 180-mile route from Pittsburg to Deerfield.
C’mon up, c’mon down! Join others working statewide to stop this proposed project!
Information Updates
Susan Schibanoff, BNP and REAL: Overview of project status on the “Lower 140” and “Upper 40+.”
Representative Susan Ford, Easton, Grafton District 3: This year’s legislation on energy-related matters.
Will Abbott, VP Policy & Land Management, SPNHF: The Connecticut Headwaters easement.
Susan Arnold, VP Conservation, AMC: Northern Pass’s potential visual impact on NH, North and South.
Christophe Courchesne, Staff Attorney, CLF: Practical alternatives to Northern Pass, including National Grid’s new request to maximize capacity on its existing HVDC line in western NH.
Bob Baker, REAL: Recent efforts by Connecticut and Rhode Island to subsidize Canadian hydropower.
Jim Dannis, REAL: The economics of Northern Pass.
Nancy Martland, Coordinator, STOP, will moderate the planning and action session. Please come and share your ideas about how to continue and expand our statewide outreach on Northern Pass!
Co-sponsored by Alliance Against Northern Pass, BNP (Bury the Northern Pass), Coalition Against Northern Pass, Easton Conservation Commission, Live Free or Fry, Poore Family Foundation, Powerline Education Fund, REAL (Responsible Energy Action LLC), STOP (Sugar Hill Tower Opponents)
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Don’t forget to visit STOP’s Northern Pass Info Booth at the Lupine Festival Market on the way.
 Sunday, June 9, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sugar Hill Town Hall, Rte. 117 (up the hill from Polly’s) 

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