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Coal is a killer

Coal is a killer

Dear Province: Time to shut down Ontario’s dirtiest energy source. By Gideon Forman Illustration by Gracia Lam As you read this column, Ontario is using 18,460 megawatts of electricity. Some of that power is being provided by coal-fired generators, but high-profile health organizations – including the Ontario Lung Association, the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario […]

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Mining messes

Mining messes

I was naturally more than a little upset to read the article “The Ring of Fire” [Autumn 2010, page 18] which discusses the extent to which mining exploration has already begun in the Ring of Fire area in Ontario. If anyone doesn’t know what damage future mining operations can do without adequate environmental controls, please […]

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