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Ontario Completely Off Coal

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- 1464 days ago -
The Canadian province of Ontario has officially shut down its last coal burning power plant.

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Michael O (176)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 8:03 pm
By Philip Proefrock

Power for the province now comes from "emission-free electricity sources like wind, solar, nuclear and hydropower, along with lower-emission electricity sources like natural gas and biomass." The province had set a target of the end of 2014 to end its use of coal to generate electricity.

The Thunder Bay Generating Station was the last coal fueled power plant in the province. Now that it has burned the last of its coal supply, the plant will be converted to a biomass-fueled power plant.

Bron Mitchell (0)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 8:37 pm
wonderful :) I hope that I live to see the day when the last coal burning power plant in the world is shut down

Freya H (357)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 8:41 pm
Bravo Ontario! I am proud that I was born there. Except, of course, for the damn seal hunt. Well, let's focus on Ontario kicking Big Coal in the nads.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 21, 2014, 4:46 am
Working for treasuring what one's got is the evidence of civilisation

Past Member (0)
Monday April 21, 2014, 7:36 am
Such great news! Now we need to get the god awful bear hunt called off. Thx Michael

Brenda P (125)
Monday April 21, 2014, 11:20 am
noted and happy that someone is using their brain ;)
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