The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Land Use Planning Commission (LUPC) are allowing additional comment on the proposed New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) power line corridor until November 26.

LUPC has reopened the record to take evidence and testimony on Central Maine Power’s amendment to revise its project’s location in the area near Beattie Pond in Franklin County. This reopening to gather additional evidence is needed to evaluate the proposed alternative route outside of the Recreation Protection subdistrict at Beattie Pond.

The record will remain open for members of the public to submit evidence and written comments pertaining to the amendment of the proposed route until November 26.

Evidence and comments may be emailed to Jim Beyer at or DEP, 106 Hogan Road, Suite 6, Bangor, ME 04401.

Comments relevant to LUPC’s review of the site law certification should be directed to Bill Hinkel, or 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330.

For more information, visit LUPC’s NECEC Project webpage.