Ontario Behind Schedule – but Coal Closures Still Impress - Nov. 26, 2013
Ontario’s near-elimination of coal-fired power plants is an unprecedented achievement in North America – though not one before its time. - Nov. 26, 2013
Former premier Dalton McGuinty promised in his 2003 electoral campaign that the province would shut all coal-fired plants by 2007, the Toronto Star has reported. That promise keeps getting pushed back, with the final coal plant now due to close in the next year. Premier Kathleen Wynne is this week introducing a bill, the Ending Coal for Cleaner Air Act, to ban coal in the province entirely.
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Nov. 26, 2013