Category: Energy and Environment

HB 1602 (2014) (New Title) relative to the divestiture of PSNH assets and relative to the siting of wind turbines.

House/Senate Bill: NH House

Description: Givies the Public Utilities Commission the power to force PSNH to sell its power plants. This bill also requires the state Site Evaluation Committee to address scenic impacts, sound impacts, fire protection plans, and more when evaluating wind farm proposals.

Bill Sponsor: David Borden

Bill Co Sponsor: Jacqueline Cali-Pitts, Naida Kaen, James Devine, Martha Fuller Clark, Laurence Rappaport

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 05/27/2014

Next Voting Date: Wed, 06/04/2014

Votes: House 227-88 to Pass

Bill Status

Signed by Governor
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: Yes
Passed Senate: Yes
Signed by Governor: Yes

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