Tsuut’ina formalizes SR1 opposition – Airdrie Today

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201936 Views

The Tsuut’ina First Nation is the latest voice to formally join the chorus of opposition to the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1).

“Yesterday, with all that knowledge and data before us, and understanding full well the emotions this issue generates, our council took the forceful and final step in our deliberations,” Chief Lee Crowchild said during a July 11 announcement at Tsuut’ina First Nation’s council chambers. “After discussion, we passed a Band Council Resolution formally, and finally opposed SR1.”

According to Crowchild, the First Nation had “done [its] homework” in studying the proposed flood mitigation solution, consulting technical experts and sourcing traditional knowledge as it took a “thoughtful, reasoned and measured” approach to assess the reservoir. As information accumulated, he said, the First Nation has grown more concerned.

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