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Manitoba Releases Clean Environment Commission Report on the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Line
October 10, 2017
The province has released the Clean Environment Commission report on the proposed Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today.
“We appreciate the careful review the Clean Environment Commission has undertaken on this important project and thank all those who participated,” Squires said. “We will be considering the report and recommendations carefully over the next several months. The province is also working with the National Energy Board to ensure that federal-provincial decision-making processes are streamlined and cost effective.”
The minister noted the report’s recommendations will be considered as part of the licensing decision, along with ongoing Crown consultations with Indigenous communities.
The Clean Environment Commission held public hearings in Winnipeg and in La Broquerie. Expert testimony and comments were received from a number of interested participants including expert witnesses retained by participants and the public, the minister noted.
The full report can viewed at www.cecmanitoba.ca.
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