Stick with the Muskrat Falls plan and risk human health: researchers – The Telegram

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Stick with the Muskrat Falls plan and risk human health: researchers – The Telegram

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016211 Views

April 18, 2016

A scientific study concludes Nalcor’s downstream impact predictions are false, based on incorrect assumptions.

It models low, medium and high-risk outcomes for the people downstream of Nalcor Energy’s hydroelectric project at Muskrat Falls — showing risk of changes ultimately dangerous to human health.

The Harvard University-led study is the culmination of four years of work, examining methylmercury levels in the Lake Melville ecosystem.

It shows the expected changes, as the reservoir for the Muskrat Falls project is flooded.

Read More: http://www.thetelegram.com/Business/2016-04-18/article-4501454/Stick-with-the-Muskrat-Falls-plan-and-risk-human-health%3A-researchers/1

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