InDepth NH

Is Hydro-Québec Having ‘Second Thoughts’ On Northern Pass?

Friday, March 10, 2017 Bill Robidoux 0

The changing economic environment for electric utilities may have helped fuel what Northern Pass developers say are erroneous reports in Le Journal de Quebec that Hydro-Québec may be rethinking its commitment to the transmission project.

On Thursday, Hydro-Québec and its New Hampshire partner, Eversource, said both companies remain committed to the $1.6 billion project to transport 1,090 megawatts of Hydro-Québec electricity to New England over 192 miles of power lines stretching from the Canadian border at Pittsburg to Deerfield. READ MORE

Government

Senate hearing: Hassan decries blatant online sex trafficking via Backpage.com

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Carol Robidoux 1

Building on her efforts to combat domestic and sexual violence and the crime of human trafficking, Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-NH, participated in the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing on Backpage.com, where she voiced outrage over Backpage.com’s knowing facilitation of online sex trafficking. READ MORE