Return Muskrat Falls to the PUB Petition
The NL NDP caucus is circulating a petition calling on the House of Assembly to return the Muskrat Falls project proposal to the Public Utilities Board (PUB).
Interested members of the public are invited to contact our office, and are welcome to circulate the petition and collect signatures.
3rd Floor, East Block
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL
The text of the petition is as follows:
RETURN MUSKRAT FALLS TO PUB PETITION
TO THE HONOURABLE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY OF THE PROVINCE OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR IN PARLIAMENT ASSEMBLED the petition of the undersigned residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, Humbly Sheweth;
Whereas the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) is the entity responsible for the regulation of electric utilities in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and
Whereas the Muskrat Falls project proposal is potentially the single largest expenditure the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has considered; and
Whereas the PUB is an independent, quasi-judicial regulatory body capable of providing an unbiased and apolitical decision on the Muskrat Falls proposal; and
Whereas Government is breaking its own commitment to greater transparency and accountability by not allowing the PUB to review the Muskrat Falls proposal;
WHEREUPON the undersigned, your petitioners, humbly pray and call upon the House of Assembly to urge Government to mandate the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities to review the Muskrat Falls project proposal along with any and all alternatives available for meeting our energy needs.
And as in duty bound your petitioners will ever pray.