Muskrat Falls

NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) says the new Liberal government talks a lot about transparency but does not reflect the talk in its actions.

 
NDP Natural Resources Critic Lorraine Michael

In a letter sent to the natural resources minister yesterday, NL NDP Natural Resources Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA St. John’s Signal Hill – Quidi Vidi) asked the provincial government to respond to concerns voiced by the Nunatsiavut Government.

 
NDP St. John's East MHA George Murphy

NDP MHA George Murphy (St. John’s East) says the news from Nalcor today on cost overruns on the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project is very unsettling. He is particularly concerned about a projected 25 per cent increase in electricity rates.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) asked government again today about findings of the Public Utility Board’s interim report on the January 2014 power outages in the province.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says the good work done by the province’s Public Utility Board investigating the January 2014 blackouts is a clear demonstration that the PUB should also be given oversight of Muskrat Falls.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment and Conservation critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) wants government to explain how allowing Nalcor to use Tordon 101 (also known as Agent White) along the 1100-kilometer Muskrat Falls power line will be in the best interests of the people of the province.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) addressed energy issues today in the House of Assembly. She first asked why Nalcor executives were in Boston this week lobbying Massachusetts lawmakers on that state’s proposed clean energy bill.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says the Independent Engineer’s Report released yesterday has only confirmed her ongoing concerns about the eventual cost of the project to the people of the province.

 

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) used her portion of Question Period in the House of Assembly today to probe the provincial government’s appointment of a Muskrat Falls oversight committee.

“The government plans to appoint a committee of bureaucrats to oversee the Muskrat Falls project,” Michael said in the House of Assembly today.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) focused her questions for the new session of the House of Assembly on some topics she has been hearing about from constituents for the last couple of months.

 

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