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Labatt Emission Reduction Plan – Greenwashing at its Worst

Labatt is being assisted on a much more generous scale than the public.  If Labatt received subsidy proportional to the GHG reduction in the EV scenario, their minor project would net them a 3% subsidy.

Which Province Will Gain The Most From Muskrat Falls?

This post compares the expected pollutant emission reduction each province will receive from Muskrat Falls. 

NL HAS A TERRIBLE PER CAPITA EMISSIONS PROBLEM

By many measures, Canada is one of the absolute worst emitters among advanced industrialized countries and this province is among the worst in Canada.  Time for an honest look in the mirror.

NEED FOR POLLUTION CONTROLS AT HOLYROOD A CASE OF FRAUDALENT MISREPRESENTATION

Nalcor (Hydro) and Government possessed an extensive set of air quality data allowing them to fully understand the situation. They also had consultant advice to adopt low-sulphur fuels rather than install pollution control systems. Despite that, they chose to cover up the facts and present the story of highest possible costs.

DISPELLING LIES AND HALF-TRUTHS ABOUT HOLYROOD POWER AND RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT NEXT BLACK-OUT

On March 31, NL Hydro provided the Public Utilities Board with a consultant report assessing the Holyrood plant with a focus on continuing to use it for potentially decades more as a backup facility in the event of a major loss of power to the Island grid.  The report considers just one of several options being considered in a major Reliability Assessment hearing before the PUB started in 2018 and seems as though it may never conclude.

MUN ELECTRIFICATION: A FORMULA FOR POLITICAL AND ACADEMIC STUPIDITY

Guest Post by PlanetNL PlanetNL42: Electrification at MUN + Broken LIL A Formula For Political and Academic Stupidity Government announcements issued on Friday afternoons are almost certainly bad news disguised...

MUSKRAT FALLS: The Millstone Reaches A Major Milestone

Guest Post by PlanetNLPlanetNL41: The Millstone Reaches A Major Milestone PPA Payments Commenced; Capital Cost Understated; 2022 May Get RoughA letter sent to the Public Utilities Board from NL...

NALCOR GONE IN NAME ONLY

Guest Post by PlanetNLPlanetNL40: Nalcor Gone in Name Only Misrepresentation of Fact Still A Problem After the Commission of Inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project, ratepayers...