Goodbye to Nanticoke, and all that coal

Sierra Club Canada's Ontario Chapter was instrumental in the decision by our provincial government to shut down all coal plants. The day has come! Toronto environmental lawyer Dianne Saxe has a nice piece on her website about it: 

Goodbye to Nanticoke, and all that coal

by DIANNE SAXE on JANUARY 15, 2014

January 8 marked the last day of operation of the Nanticoke Generating Station, the last operating coal-fired electrical generating facility in southern Ontario. This latest shut down will help mark 2014 as the year Ontario will become a coal-free jurisdiction.

Nanticoke was once the worst air polluter in Canada, and closing it is one of Canada’s biggest steps ever towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 

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A big THANK YOU to all the folks who worked so hard to make this happen. And congratulations - Nanticoke is closed!

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