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NS POWER PRICE TAG TO REMOVE ASBESTOS FROM TRENTON & POINT TUPPER COULD REACH $40 MILLION

Wednesday 3rd January 2018 9:09 am

Facing a potential price tag of $40 million, Nova Scotia Power says it's finding ways to lower the cost of removing asbestos insulation from two of its coal-fired electrical generating plants one in Trenton and the other at Point Tupper. The company confirms it's tackling a large portion of the expense: staging and enclosing work areas to meet provincial Labour Department guidelines. Nova Scotia Power's half-a-million customers have a stake in the exercise, as they'll foot the bill. The company says there is no set end date for the work at Trenton and Point Tupper. It expects it will continue over the next five to 10 years.


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