Muskrat Falls: our coverage

The Muskrat Falls project has become one of the most controversial topics in Newfoundland and Labrador since the Upper Churchil hydroelectric deal was negotiated with Quebec during the Joseph R. Smallwood era. The Telegram has been following the political debates and opinions in favour and against the project. This is a collection of some of the stories surrounding the ongoing dialogue about the proposal.

Muskrat Falls: our coverage
Jerome Kennedy (left), minister of Natural Resources and Gilbert Bennett, Nalcor's vice-president of the Lower Churchill Project, speak to reporters at Confederation Building. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram
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H JEFFORD
- December 31, 1969
- 19 h 00

The power from Duffs Hydro, Holyroods oil fired generating plant, the cost will increase as the cost for oil increases and the supply of oil decreases, The generators in the Holyrood power plant, also needs to be rebuilt ,The Holyrood power plant is listed as in the top 10 air polluters in the world, and it burns millions of dollars worth of fuel each year, The savings each year on the cost to operate the Holyrood plant would make a large payment towards the Muskrat Falls development, There is no cleaner power in the world, or cheaper to run than a power plant using the force of nature to operate, There is no other power in the world more reliable, safer, cleaner and dependable than the power created by harnessing the force of nature,that ran freely for thousands of years and will run for thousands more, The power of the Churchill And the Muskrat Falls, Will run forever turning the power turbines at the Churchill Falls And Muskrat Falls, Clean, Safe,and dependable.

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