NECEC Project on Pause While Appeal Is Reviewed
Jan. 26, 2021
Maine groups opposed to the New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) project successfully halted construction of segment 1 of the proposed corridor. The 1st Circuit Court of Appeals granted the stay while the environmental groups and our clients, Say No to NECEC, are pursuing appeals of the project’s permits before the state Environmental Board and in the federal courts. While the Presidential Permit from the U.S. Department of Energy was granted on Thursday, the stay keeps at bay for now, the destruction of the environment in segment 1.