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Power Workers discuss biomass

May 16, 2012 - The Power Workers’ Union is hosting a telephone town hall meeting to share and discuss the benefits of Ontario’s opportunity to convert our coal generating stations to a combination of carbon-neutral biomass and natural gas.


May 16, 2012
By Power Worker's Union

May 16, 2012 – The Power Workers’ Union is hosting a telephone town hall meeting to shareand discuss the benefits of Ontario’s opportunity to convert our coal generating stations to a combination of carbon-neutral biomass and natural gas. Over 60,000 residents of southwestern Ontario will be invited to participate tomorrow evening, Wednesday, May 16. PWU will be hosting town hall meetings in Guelph, Windsor, Sarnia and London as well over the next two weeks.
 
The PWU wants to ensure that Ontario has a robust and sustainable electricity system that provides reliable, affordable and environmentally-responsible electricity for Ontario consumers.
 
WHO:
Electricity consumers, farmers, academia, students, etc.
 
WHAT:
Biomass Telephone Town Hall Hosted by the Power Workers’ Union
 
WHERE:
Citizens will be invited to join by a phone call to their house. Please call 647-748-3300 for the media phone number prior to the telephone town hall. Calls will be placed to residents in Ailsa Craig, Arthur, Blenheim, Chatham, Clinton, Fergus, Guelph, Ingersoll, Kincardine, Kingsville, Mount Forest, Strathroy, Tilbury, and Wingham.
 
WHEN:
Wednesday May 16, at 6:50 p.m.
 
WHY:
Energy is a hot button issue in Southwestern Ontario. The Power Workers’ Union wants to share the biomass opportunity with Ontario, and how the province can benefit from home grown power.
 
HOW:
Southwestern Ontario is blessed with abundant agricultural land which can supply Ontario with home grown power, benefiting the province and communities. Developing biomass supply chain will provide jobs across the region, along with reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible electricity for Ontario consumers.


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