I recently attended a Manitoba Hydro landowner’s information session, and wish to register my opposition to the Bipole III Transmission Project on the west side.
I am vehemently opposed to this route for many reasons. I will only list three at this time.
First, the health impact to residents and livestock is alarming. Denial of health risks is pointless. The dangers of magnetic fields and stray voltage exist and are certainly a valid concern. This so-called preferred route cuts through highly populated areas thus maximizing agricultural land damage and health risks.
Secondly, the disruption (GPS, reduction of aerial application, etc.) and removal of prime agricultural land is criminal and the compensation package is