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Biomass advocates take to Ontario

May 17, 2012, Hagersville, ON - With the McGuinty government committed to phasing out coal-fired plants by 2014, advocates of biomass have figured that they had better strike while the iron is hot.


May 17, 2012
By David Manly

May 17, 2012, Hagersville, ON – With the McGuinty government committed
to phasing out coal-fired plants by 2014, advocates of biomass have
figured that they had better strike while the iron is hot, according to an article from the Dunnville Chronicle.

A presentation at Hagersville Secondary School was the first stop on a cross Ontario trek for Bob Menard, a representative of the Power Workers Union joined Dr. Gord Surgeoner, president of Ontario Food
Technologies, Charles Lalone, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture’s
biomass co-ordinator, and Ian Moncrieff, president and CEO of Canadian
Biofuel of Springford.

“The idea is to cut out a little media space for biofuels to raise
awareness,” said Menard. “It’s what we want people to start thinking about when they hear
talk of renewable power.”

For more information, read more at the Dunnville Chronicle.


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