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Jul 28th, 2021
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean air Alliance In the wake of revelations about dangerous conditions discovered in the critical pressure tube system in two Bruce Nuclear reactors, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has ordered Bruce Power and OPG to not restart any shutdown...
Jul 25th, 2021
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Bruce Nuclear Station, Kincardine, ON – world’s largest nuclear station By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance There are more stunning revelations in the Globe and Mail this week about the precarious state of Ontario’s aging nuclear reactors. The Globe reports that inspe...
Jul 21st, 2021
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Ontario Energy Minister, Todd Smith By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance This fall, Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is planning to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 75O megawatts (MW) of generation commencing in 2026. The purpose of this RFP is...
Jul 5th, 2021
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A sign at the site in Goldboro, N.S., of a proposed $13-billion liquefied natural gas plant. The company behind the project, Pieridae, has set June 30 as its deadline for whether to move forward. By Patrick Bonin, Climate & Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace Canada Following pressure from thousands of...
Jul 5th, 2021
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A word from donors Paul McKay and Mike Brigham By Angela Bischoff, Director and Jack Gibbons, Chair of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance “As safe energy advocates and green power project builders, we have long admired and supported the stellar campaigns of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance (OCAA) to ...
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Jun 17th, 2021
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The Atom: A Love Affair Canadian Film Premiere and Panel Watch the Film  June 23 to 28 Nearly everyone has an opinion about nuclear power but far fewer know its history and the complex social and political forces that have shaped it. The Atom: A Love Affair tells the inside story of how we got [&hell...
Jun 13th, 2021
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The Durham-York Energy Centre opened in Courtice, Ont. in 2015, opening to further commercial operations in 2016. The energy-from-waste facility converts garbage into energy to be sold back to the provincial grid. From Orillia Matters May 30 2021 By Jessica Owen With landfills nearly full, the county...
Jun 12th, 2021
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By Devon Page, Executive director of Ecojustice The federal government has just sounded a death knell for thermal coal mining in Canada.  On the morning of June 11, federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson announced all new thermal coal mine projects and existing mine exp...
Jun 10th, 2021
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance We need your voice to support our call for a thorough and fact-based examination of how Ontario can phase out gas-fired electricity generation. The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) – in response to a wave of resolutions from...
May 27th, 2021
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From Friends of the Earth May 26 2021 By: Erik Stolpmann May 26, 2021 (Ottawa) – For the first time in history, a judge has held a corporation liable for causing dangerous climate change. Today, as a result of legal action brought by Friends of the Earth Netherlands (Milieudefensie) together with 17,...