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Sparks fly in New Hampshire over Hydro-Quebec’s Northern Pass power line

Toronto Star -- Entered into Daily News Discussion Thread!

Hydro-Quebec and other power companies want to build a power line down the length of New Hampshire. But some residents say it will despoil their state.

Personal Comment > Give it to a another State or region that would really appreciate it! New route to Boston and/or New York; Remember NH can use their Vermont Fireplaces for winter warmth! {;-)}


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Submitted Feb 24, 2013 By: CdnLynx
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carloco75
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:19:33 PM

As they should..aaaassss they should....
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eye-spy
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:54:26 PM

There are "pros & cons" to this project.
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nsdp
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:52:41 AM

If the claims are true them New Hampshire is already despoiled. The St. John's to Sandy Pond DC line was built in 1989. It also has a substation at Comerford Dam NH. NIMBY

Why above ground rather than underground? Its the difference between $750,000+/- per mile overhead and $14 mill/mile underground.
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PissedATthePump
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:19:35 AM

Why are we still building above ground power lines which are subject to damage by weather (and are "unsightly")
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:13:06 AM

Let it play out.
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skempton
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:11:54 AM

No more despoiling than all the litter found along every road and stream.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 8:38:21 AM

Take another route!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 8:11:44 AM

Go another way
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 7:40:36 AM

They seem to prefer Nuclear -

Some argue that New Hampshire generates much more power than it uses, mainly through its nuclear plant, and doesn’t need any more.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 6:40:36 AM

Build it through Maine.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 6:05:29 AM

Wow.....
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 5:49:29 AM

they'd prefer windmills ? or freezing - in the dark ?
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 5:34:52 AM

so move through another state...
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 4:40:40 AM

you can give a horse water but..................
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 4:30:28 AM

I spent the first 38 years of my life in the Granite State. It is a beautiful area, tough but lovely weather, expensive as it comes to owning a house and survive well unless your family has $$$. But, they did not like change, to this day cell reception is sketchy at best (they don't like towers in view) and some of the "small town" rules are wildly restrictive. It doesn't surprise me one bit they are against new power lines.

Live Free or Die
Good motto
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:34:49 AM

Move on
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:24:47 AM

Not meant for here.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:19:58 AM

interesting
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:14:08 AM

Liberals will never be happy.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:09:56 AM

And this effects gas prices how?
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:07:53 AM

I like the Personal Comment in the article!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:06:11 AM

NIMBY run rampant.

You need to get energy from where it is to where it is needed.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:05:43 AM

Who cares?
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:05:27 AM

I think I'm tired of everything.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 2:04:27 AM

If they don't want the power lines, let them use wood, steam, and kerosene lanterns...take their electricity away!

You can't have it both ways...
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:57:03 AM

Sure it will happen.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:56:29 AM

This is so ridiculous, sharing power won't hurt anything, they can put the lines underground.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:54:54 AM

Where's eminent domain when you need it?
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:54:26 AM

...power line = pipeline ?...
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:54:23 AM

No comment
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:48:43 AM

I don't understand how this is pertinent to gas consumption
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:45:42 AM

How's this gas related??
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:45:28 AM

Doesn't sound like a big deal to me.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:44:52 AM

Gas prices??????????
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:41:23 AM

not in my back yard.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:40:35 AM

mmmm
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:40:31 AM

okkkk
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:39:41 AM

Are they really going to have a choice
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:32:32 AM

just do it...
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They voted for Obama. You reap what you sow!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:26:52 AM

Iagree they are bad, but necessary. Put them in the least impactful area that doesn't detract from nature
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:25:48 AM

Time to change their motto to: Don't tread on me!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:25:18 AM

Obama wants us to rely on "greener" sources of energy. How can we do that when bringing those sources of power on line means somebody is fanatically opposed to it?
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Fly baby, fly!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:21:59 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:19:05 AM

SO!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:19:02 AM

and this has what to do with gas prices
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:17:43 AM

The NIMBY's are anti progress. They don't want the power line but will use electric, very hypocritical.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 1:16:59 AM

Um, ok
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Progress...
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