[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Buried lines bill bypasses panel, heads to Senate  

Credit:  Thursday, January 23, 2014 | (Published in print: Friday, January 24, 2014) | www.concordmonitor.com ~~

A House bill that would put limits on energy projects such as Northern Pass is bypassing a House panel and heading directly to the Senate.

A House spokesman confirmed in an email yesterday that Ways and Means Chairwoman Susan Almy decided not to take the bill for further review by her committee.

The House voted, 171-139, Wednesday to direct the state’s site evaluation committee to give preference in issuing permits to privately funded energy projects like Northern Pass if they bury their transmission lines. An announcement was made the bill would go to Almy’s committee.

Instead, the Senate will consider the bill next.

Northern Pass is a $1.4 billion project that would transmit 1,200 megawatts of Canadian hydroelectric power, enough to serve 1.2 million homes, from Hydro-Quebec into New England.

Source:  Thursday, January 23, 2014 | (Published in print: Friday, January 24, 2014) | www.concordmonitor.com

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter