Public Participation in the Permitting Process

Below is a list of public hearings which were held to provide federal and state officials with information about the project and give residents an opportunity to let state and federal officials know their thoughts on Northern Pass. These hearings are in addition to the written comments submitted to state and federal officials. 

NH Site Evaluation Committee Meeting Summary

Event Name Event Type Date Venue Town County
Public Information Session - Merrimack Pre-Filing (SEC)
*Open House
9/2/2015 Grappone Conference Center Concord Merrimack
Public Information Session - Rockingham Pre-Filing (SEC) *Open House 9/3/2015 Deerfield Fair Pavilion Deerfield Rockingham
Public Information Session - Grafton Pre-Filing (SEC) *Open House 9/8/2015 Mountain Club on Loon Resort Lincoln Grafton
Public Information Session - Coos Pre-Filing (SEC) *Open House 9/9/2015 Mountain View Grand Whitefield Coos
Public Information Session - Belknap Pre-Filing (SEC) *Open House 9/10/2015 Lake Opechee Inn & Spa Laconia Belknap
Public Information Session - Merrimack 45-day Post Filing (SEC) *Open House 1/11/2016 Franklin Opera House Franklin Merrimack
Public Information Session - Rockingham 45-day Post Filing (SEC) *Open House 1/13/2016 Londonderry High School Londonderry Rockingham
Public Information Session - Belknap 45-day Post Filing (SEC) *Open House 1/14/2016 Lake Opechee Inn & Spa Laconia Belknap
Public Information Session - Coos 45-day Post Filing (SEC) *Open House 1/20/2016 Mountain View Grand Whitefield Coos
Public Information Session - Grafton 45-day Post Filing (SEC) *Open House 1/21/2016 Mountain Club on Loon Resort Lincoln Grafton
Public Information Session - Belknap 90-day Post Filing (SEC) 3/1/2016 Mill Falls at the Lake Meredith Belknap
Public Information Session - Coos 90-day Post Filing (SEC) 3/7/2016 Colebrook Elementary School Colebrook Coos
SEC Bus Tour Bus Tour 3/7/2016 Pittsburg, Clarksville, Stewartstown Colebrook, Millsfield/Dixville Coos (north)
SEC Bus Tour Bus Tour 3/8/2016 Stark, Lancaster, Whitefield, Bethlehem Coos (south)
Public Information Session - Merrimack 90-day Post Filing (SEC) 3/10/2016 Grappone Conference Center Concord Merrimack
Public Information Session - Grafton 90-day Post Filing (SEC) 3/14/2016 Plymouth State University Holderness Grafton
SEC Bus Tour Bus Tour 3/14/2016 Bridgewater, Bristol, Franklin Merrimack
Public Information Session - Rockingham 90-day Post Filing (SEC) 3/16/2016 Deerfield Fair Pavilion Deerfield Rockingham
SEC Bus Tour Bus Tour 3/16/2016 Canterbury, Concord, Pembroke, Allenstown, Deerfield Merrimack (south)
Rockingham
Public Information Session - Coos Additional
Hearing
5/19/2016 Mountain View Grand Whitefield Coos
Public Information Session - Grafton Additional
Hearing
6/23/2016 Plymouth High School Plymouth Grafton
Public Comment Hearing 6/15/2017 49 Donovan St Concord
Public Comment Hearing 6/22/2017 49 Donovan St Concord
Public Comment Hearing 7/20/2017 49 Donovan St Concord
SEC Bus Tour Bus Tour 7/27/2017 Whitefield, Pittsburg, Clarksville, Stewartstown Coos/Grafton
SEC Bus Tour Bus Tour 7/28/2017 Whitefield, Dummer, Stark, Lancaster, Bethlehem, Franconia, Easton, Woodstock Coos /Grafton

USDOE Meeting Summay

Event Name Event Type Date Venue Town County
DOE Public Comment Hearing Scoping Hearing (DOE) 10/6/2015 Grappone Conference Center Concord Merrimack
DOE Public Comment Hearing Scoping Hearing (DOE) 10/7/2015 Mountain View Grand Whitefield Coos
DOE Public Comment Hearing Scoping Hearing (DOE) 10/8/2015 Plymouth State University Holderness Grafton

DOE Public Comment Hearing (jointly w/ SEC) Scoping Hearing (DOE 3/7/2016 Colebrook Elementary School Colebrook Coos

DOE Public Comment Hearing (jointly w/ SEC) Scoping Hearing (DOE 3/10/2016 Grappone Conference Center Concord Merrimack

DOE Public Comment Hearing Scoping Hearing (DOE 3/9/2016 Waterville Valley Event Center Waterville Valley Grafton
DOE Public Comment Hearing Scoping Hearing (DOE 3/11/2016 Mountain View Grand Whitefield Coos