New England Clean Power Link Project


This website for the New England Clean Power Link Project (NECPL) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will serve as a repository for all National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)-related public documents and will be the central location for EIS Project announcements. Individuals may subscribe to the mail list in order to receive future announcements and news releases from The Department of Energy and Contractors involved in the project. Public Comments related to the Scoping Process, the Draft EIS and the Final EIS can be made through this website’s Comment Form.

Champlain VT, LLC, doing business as TDI-New England (TDI-NE) has applied to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a Presidential permit to construct, operate, maintain, and connect a new electric transmission line across the U.S.-Canada border in northern Vermont.

Anyone seeking to construct, operate, maintain, or connect an electric transmission facility crossing the borders of the United States must first obtain a Presidential permit issued by DOE under Executive Order (E.O.) 10485, as amended by E.O. 12038. TDI-NE proposes to build a transmission line that crosses a U.S. border, and has applied to DOE for a Presidential permit. DOE did not initiate, nor is it funding, the proposed transmission facility. DOE’s role is limited to deciding whether to issue a Presidential permit. In addition, in order to build its proposed facility TDI-NE will be required to obtain the approval of the State of Vermont.

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