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Ontario’s plan to build new gas plants just got more complicated

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Dec 6th, 2023
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By Marco Chown Oved, Staff Reporter, The Toronto Star

At a meeting on Monday evening, Loyalist Township declined to support a new gas plant. On Tuesday, Napanee council endorsed a bid by Atura power to build a new gas plant in their community.

Local municipal councils in Eastern Ontario rejected one new gas plant but welcomed another this week, complicating the province’s plan to build new fossil fuel projects.

At a meeting on Monday evening, Loyalist Township declined to support a new gas plant, with councillors saying they could not support energy projects that both pollute local air and make climate change worse.

“We should not entertain at all any fossil fuel developments in our township,” said Loyalist Councillor Paul Proderick.

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