5 Results for Muskrat Falls

Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, has released the terms of reference for the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) to examine options to mitigate Muskrat Falls. This is the latest of a series of actions undertaken by the Liberal government to mitigate the impact of Muskrat Falls…

September 06, 2018 @ 8:36am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is committing $619.7 million of its annual budget to infrastructure in the province, with significant investments continuing in the education, transportation, and health care sectors. Minister of Finance Tom Osborne announced plans for the 2018-19 budget, which contains net expenses of $8.29 billion and…

March 27, 2018 @ 1:03pm

Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador Frank Fagan opened the third session of the province‚Äôs forty-eighth general assembly with his throne speech, which included remarks on energy, transportation, and infrastructure issues in the province. With regards to the Muskrat Falls power project, Fagan addressed the positive accomplishments that the project…

March 14, 2018 @ 8:57am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced that it will be proceeding with a public inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project. Premier Dwight Ball announced the appointment of Justice Richard D. LeBlanc as the sole Commissioner of Inquiry, in accordance with Part I of the Public Inquiries Act, 2006.…

November 28, 2017 @ 10:00pm

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has required Nalcor to remove more forest cover at the Muskrat Falls reservoir as an additional mitigation to further address concerns surrounding methylmercury. "We have heard the call for further mitigation measures to address concerns around methylmercury and this is why removing additional forest…

October 21, 2016 @ 7:10am