July 30, 2007

Regulation proposes final date for coal-fired generation in Ontario

TORONTO, ONT-A proposed coal closure regulation under Ontario's Environmental Protection Act sets December 31, 2014 as the final date for burning coal to produce electricity at Ontario Power Generation's Atikoka, Lambton, Nanticoke and Thunder Bay generating stations. Comments on the draft regulation are due by August 11, 2007. The proposal may be viewed on the province's Environmental Registry, www.ebr.gov.on.ca, reference No 010-0945.

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