$1B Utility Line Needs More Gov't Review, Lawmakers Say

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT) -- New Hampshire lawmakers urged the federal government Tuesday to take a closer look at a planned $1.4 billion transmission line crossing the U.S.-Canada border in light of an alteration to the initial proposed route that would now pass through a conservation easement.

Proposed by a unit of the operator of New England’s largest utility system, the Northern Pass Line will connect Quebec-owned public utility Hydro-Québec’s electrical system with New Hampshire and New England’s electrical grid. But it needs additional review by the energy department because Northern...
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