Muskrat Falls protesters block trucks at North Spur site

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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.

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.

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.

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