Disclaims have resumed at the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, with protesters increased at the North Spur site Saturday.
Posts to social media appeared a handful of protesters gathered to prevent a number of transport trucks from penetrating the site.
SUCCESSFUL Morning! Labrador Land Protectors have sealed up down the North Spur! Come join us! ??#MuskratFalls pic.warble.com/HX7k4AsD1V
Happening now: land protectors block transport trucks from enter oning #MuskratFalls work site. #StopMuskratFalls pic.twitter.com/3XmwKw15yh
The announce comes after Nalcor Energy discovered “increased water see ge” from a pro tem cofferdam Friday.
Nalcor CEO Stan Marshall said the rock-filled cofferdam is “not lay out to be completely impervious,” and will undergo further inspection.
Labradorians cooperative to #StopMuskratFalls pic.twitter.com/WdaKOC9KTH
Significant protests in October were in hostile to the flooding of the Muskrat Falls reservoir due to environmental concerns.
According to a meditate on conducted by researchers from Harvard University, the flooding could ex nsion the potential for methylmercury contamination in traditional food sources like fish and seal downstream in Lake Melville.