Northern Pass towers tall concern
Sonny Martin of Lancaster is among those who want guarantees on the height of towers, calling the project's height ranges too vague. He lifted an orange balloon to an estimated 135 feet on Sunday as a visual cue to make a point.
June 28, 2011
by Dan Tuohy
in New Hampshire Union Leader
The debate on Northern Pass will not be taking a summer vacation.
As project leaders continue to seek community input, as well as support for a new route between Groveton and the Canadian border, some opponents are demanding more information and the exact height of the proposed transmission towers.
Northern Pass officials remain open to talking with property owners about concerns, including about what can be done to reduce the height of structures, said Martin Murray, a spokesman for the project, a joint venture by Hydro-Quebec, NStar, and Northeast Utilities, the parent company of Public Service of New Hampshire.
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