Last Updated October 8, 2017

Northern Frontiers, Northern Homeland:

The Report of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry (1977) - Berger Report


Volume 2


Letter to the Minister


Part One: People: Social and Economic Concerns


1- Introduction: The Need for Balanced Development


2- Renewable Resources


3- Employment and Manpower Delivery


4- Action Communities


5- Northern Business


6- Transportation


Part Two: Environment and Land


7- The Physical Environment


8- Wildlife


9- Fish


10- Northern Conservation Lands


Part Three: The Project


11- Location, Construction Plan and Scheduling


12- Geotechnical Considerations


13- Terrain Consideration


14- River and Stream Crossings


15- Water Withdrawals


16- Waste Management


17- Management of Fuels and Hazardous Substances


18- Pipe Testing


19- Facilities Complexes and Equipment Operations


20- Aircraft Control


21- Project Regulation and Review


Part Four: Epilogue


22- Native Claims and Political Development in the Northwest Territories


Appendices