Andy Martin says the electrical transmission system proposed by
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Office of Electricity Delivery
and Energy Reliability
Docket No. OE Docket No. PP-371
NORTHERN PASS TRANSMISSION, LLC
Application for Presidential Permit
MOTION/PETITION TO INTERVENE AND
PUBLIC COMMENTS BY ANDY MARTIN
The undersigned, Presidential Candidate Andy Martin (hereinafter “Movant”), hereby moves and petitions to be designated as an Intervener in this proceeding.
Movant is a candidate for President of the
Movant expects to quality in the New Hampshire Primary by filing once the actual primary election date is set, as well as by qualifying in as many other states as possible.
2. Presidential permit
While the term “Presidential Permit” may appear to be a pro forma title for administrative action, the issues in this international proceeding raise significant national security issues. Therefore, I am focusing on the
3. My areas of particular concern
While it is impossible to identify and concentrate on every issue at this very early stage of the proceedings, initially I am concerned by the following matters:
a. National Security
At the top of my list of concerns is national security. I favor energy independence, hardly an original position. But taking power from
The damage to the environment from the
d. Public health
While we have no definitive answers on the public risks posed by massive transmission projects of the type proposed by
Although “public utilities” often have “public” in their names, there is very little that is “public” about them. Utility companies seem to me to be among the more obtuse corporate citizens in our society.
Although my memory has faded somewhat about the details of the case, approximately four decades ago I filed my first “NEPA” lawsuit to block a proposed high voltage transmission line across the runway approach to the airport where I had trained as a student pilot, the
Four decades later, I fear I am seeing a reprise of the mindless transmission line proposal I fought so long ago. The People of New Hampshire are being treated like a colony of
My presidential campaign is committed to defeating
ANDY MARTIN FOR PRESIDENT
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