“The panel recognizes that Site C would the be the least expensive of the alternatives to meet this growing demand. Locking in low rates for many decades and producing few green house gas emissions than alternatives“ says Conway.
In the report, the Joint Review Panel made 50 recommendations if the project is to proceed. Conway says they will need time to full review the report. “But the panel was clear that they felt between the avoidance and mitigation plans that we submitted with the project along with the recommendations of the panel, they felt would be very good in addressing the potential effects this project will have“.
A summary of the report on Site C is attached at the bottom of this article.
Both the Federal and Provincial Governments now have 120 days to make a decision on whether or not this project will proceed.