Ontario Moves to Ban Coal Power


Canada’s taken a lot of heat in recent years for being one of the worst polluters in global history, from the horror of the Albertan tar sands to TransCanada’s “disaster waiting to happen” Keystone XL pipeline. Ontario, however, is working hard to distinguish itself from all that awfulness, and is considering an outright ban on coal-generated electricity. Here’s more on that subject from our sister site, Planetsave.


Ontario May Ban Coal Power Outright (via Planetsave)

The city of Ontario may soon ban power plants from burning coal. This is an outright ban, nothing less. According to CTV News, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, alongside Al Gore, announced the proposed ban, which will be introduced by Monday and take…

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  • UncleB

    Ontario, huge hydro assets, huge nuclear assets, easy to ban coal.