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Notice of Extension – October 26 Nain Wind Micro-Grid Project Consultation Period

Press Release

September 21, 2022

To allow for consultation events to take place, the Nunatsiavut Executive Council has extended the public consultation period for the environmental review of the Nain wind Micro-Grid Project. Nunatsiavummiut now have until the 26th of October to provide comments and knowledge regarding the proposed project. Consultation events are being planned for Nain, more information will be provided when available.

The goal of this public consultation is to gather the views of Inuit regarding the project, as well as knowledge about the environment at the site of the project and potential environmental impacts. Comments can be submitted to the CLOs at your Nunatsiavut Government community office. Comments can also be sent via email at [email protected]

Please note that comments received in writing will be made publicly available.

Led by Natural Forces and the Nunatsiavut Secretariat (the Proponent), the Nain Wind Micro-Grid Project is a plan to build wind turbine(s), battery storage and associated infrastructure in Nain to reduce diesel reliance for electricity generation.

The project description and summaries in English and Inuktitut are available on the Nunatsiavut Government website (see links below). You may also request it by email from the proponent at ([email protected]), and a paper copy can be requested from your Nunatsiavut Government Community Liaison Officer (CLO).

If you have any questions, please contact Environmental Assessment Manager, Frederic Dwyer-Samuel, at (709) 899-6702 or [email protected]

You may also mail comments to:
Nunatsiavut Government
ATTN: Frederic Dwyer-Samuel
Box 70
Nain, NL A0P 1L0

Links to project information:


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