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ORA Comments to Xeneca – Proposed Hydro-electric dam at The Chutes, Ivanhoe River.

August 11, 2011:


The cumulative effects of all facilities, water management practices, obstructions, roads, transmission lines, diversions, as well as all resulting “Identified Potential Risks”, must be considered with a precautionary approach in order to protect the well-being of all communities, the environment, and the riverine ecosystem; and to comply with the EAA and the CEAA.   These types of proposals must not be fast tracked, or policy and procedure skipped – there is too much at stake!

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