Submitted by OCAA on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 21:32.
March 16, 2011
Lessons from Japan
Events in Japan are both terrifying and heart wrenching. We know Canadians will do what they can to help during this crisis and our thoughts are with the Japanese people.
But while this tragedy is still unfolding, we can already glean some important lessons about reliance on nuclear power:
Submitted by OCAA on Tue, 03/08/2011 - 05:30.
March 8, 2011
OPG a little early with its April Fool’s day prank
Apparently, April Fool’s day has come early this year. How else to explain the ads Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is running in today’s Globe and Mail and Toronto Star? OPG is making the astounding claim that its last three major nuclear projects were completed “on budget”. Here’s the truth:
Submitted by OCAA on Tue, 03/01/2011 - 18:31.
March 1, 2011
Ontario’s Stranded Nuclear Debt - Payment Required
Ontario Opposition Leader Tim Hudak is calling attention to the fact that payments to service and pay down the former Ontario Hydro’s stranded nuclear debts have now exceeded the debt’s original value of $19.4 billion. In fact, after $19.6 billion in payments, we have only reduced the actual debt by $4.6 billion and still have $14.8 billion to pay off.
Submitted by OCAA on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 05:30.
February 22, 2011
Help us stop dirty coal power exports!
For months now, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has been running its dirty coal plants to export dirty power to the United States. As you know, burning coal causes asthma attacks, heart and lung disease, strokes and even death. And, of course, coal plants are the largest industrial source of greenhouse gas emissions that are driving dangerous climate change.
Submitted by OCAA on Mon, 01/10/2011 - 05:30.
January 10, 2010
Dirty coal-fired electricity exports are costing us the air we breathe
Ontario’s dirty coal-fired electricity generation rose by 29% last year according to the Independent Electricity System Operator.
Submitted by OCAA on Mon, 12/20/2010 - 05:30.
December 20, 2010
Submitted by OCAA on Mon, 12/13/2010 - 05:30.
December 13, 2010
Our new pamphlets have arrived!
Submitted by OCAA on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 05:30.
December 1, 2010
Help stop a $35 billion nuclear handout
Now more than ever, we need to get the word out that Ontario can and must put clean and green power first! You can help!
Submitted by OCAA on Tue, 11/23/2010 - 05:30.
November 23, 2010
Nuclear heavy energy plan will double residential electricity bills
The McGuinty Government released their new 20-year electricity plan today. This plan is a big slice of “Back to the future” with a major emphasis on costly, risky and completely unnecessary nuclear projects.
Here are its key features:
Submitted by OCAA on Thu, 11/18/2010 - 05:30.
November 18, 2010
Our fiscally prudent strategy to lower electricity bills
Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan’s announced this afternoon a $1.1 billion per year taxpayer-financed subsidy for the consumption of dirty coal-fired and high-cost nuclear power. But merely reducing electricity prices masks the true costs of producing electricity. Here is our sustainable and fiscally prudent strategy to lower electricity bills.