EASTON —While Northern Pass officials said they remain confident they have filed paperwork necessary to build a second line next to an existing right-of-way on the White Mountain National Forest, at least one opponent told 150 people Sunday the project does not meet the “high hurdles” of the forest plan.

Jim Dannis of Dalton, an outspoken opponent of the proposed 180-mile power transmission project, said he researched the issue and said there may be ways the project can get around the federal rules, if there is extreme political pressure exerted to get hydro power from Quebec to New England.

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