Ontario Phases Out Coal-Fired Power  

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Scientific American has an article on Ontario's plans to phase out coal fired power entirely - Ontario Phases Out Coal-Fired Power.

By the end of the year, Ontario will become the first jurisdiction in North America to shut down almost its entire coal fleet. Yesterday, the province announced that its last two large coal units will close before 2014, making more than 99 percent of the province's electricity generated from non-coal sources. It is a major shift for Ontario, which fired 25 percent of its grid from coal a decade ago.

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