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The CMP Transmission Corridor: Understanding The Controversy From All Sides


We discuss Central Maine Power’s controversial New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) plan to build a 145-mile long transmission line through four Maine counties.  This discussion comes the day before the final MPUC public hearing on the proposal.


John Carroll, director of corporate communications, Central Maine Power

Barry Hobbins, attorney and public advocate for the state of Maine

Matt Wagner, opponent to the transmission plan with the "Say NO" side


Jennifer walked into her college radio station as a 17-year-old freshman and never looked back. Even though she was terrified of the microphone back then — and spoke into it as little as possible — she loved the studio, the atmosphere and, most of all, the people who work in broadcasting. She was hooked. Decades later, she’s back behind the radio microphone hosting Maine Public Radio’s flagship talk program, Maine Calling. She’s not afraid of the mic anymore, but still loves the bright, eclectic people she gets to work with every day.