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IATNL proposes alternate transmission corridor
23-05-2009

IATNL's Chair, Paul Wylezol wrote in to the Western Star to voice IATNL's objection to the proposed transmission line...

The IATNL supports the park’s position that the outstanding natural and tourism value of this resource should not be depreciated by this development. When all things are considered, it will be clear that promoting the natural resource of Lower Churchill power at the expense of one of the few important natural resources of the Northern Peninsula, makes little short- or long-term economic sense, not to mention spiritual or aesthetic sense. Furthermore, any significant negative impact on one of the west coast’s most valuable and pristine environmental assets is inconsistent with the overall values and goals of promoting Corner Brook and the west coast as a Center of Environmental Excellence.

Read more of the letter from the Western Star...