Grafton County Attorney Grills Northern Pass Experts On Land Buys

CONCORD – Grafton County Attorney Lara Saffo dropped a bombshell at Thursday’s adjudicative hearing asking Northern Pass experts why the project purchased five North Country properties at highly inflated prices to the tune of $500,000 through four different LLCs instead of directly from the landowners.

Roger Wood Indepth — Everything You Need to Know About Northern Pass

Roger Wood interviews Martin Murray, communications manager for Eversource, Catherine Corkery, director of the New Hampshire chapter of Sierra Club and Dan Dolan, president of Northeast Power Generators Association.

The ambitious project may be years away, but the battle is already underway over the massive Northern Pass electricity project in New Hampshire.

If ultimately built, a 192-mile transmission line will be constructed — underground and on towers — from Quebec province through New Hampshire. It would provide some 1,000 megawatts of power to the state and New England from Hydro-Quebec’s water driven hydro-electric plants in Canada.