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Posted January 24. 2018 9:11AM

In Quebec, it's power versus a people on hydroelectricity claims Boston Globe

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Members of the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee, intervenors and others, during a bus tour in October, view a stretch of utility right-of-way in Concord where the Northern Pass transmission project would run. The committee will begin its deliberations on the project Jan. 30. (MICHAEL COUSINEAU/UNION LEADER)

BAIE-COMEAU, Québec — Deep beneath a granite mountain in the vast, snow-covered wilds north of the Saint Lawrence River, a frigid torrent surges through a massive, man-made tunnel, its white water propelling eight powerful turbines that generate electricity for hundreds of thousands of people.