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04 June 2010

Brad Newby & Al Hudec close $700 million Forrest Kerr Project

Brad Newby and Al Hudec of Farris LLP represented the Tahltan Nation in the negotiation of a landmark impact benefit agreement (IBA) with Coast Mountain Hydro LP, a subsidiary of AltaGas IncomeTrust (AltaGas).  The path breaking IBA for the 195 mega-watt Forrest Kerr run-of-river hydroelectric project includes a combination of environmental protections, cultural resource protections and economic participation for the Tahltan Nation.  Brad and Al teamed with Janelle Dwyer of Mandell Pinder in the negotiation and completion of the Agreement. McPhee Economic Consulting acted as financial advisors and played a significant role in the structuring and negotiation of the transaction.

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