Lucknow’s landmark mural has been given a revamp. “Over the past two years since the mural’s installation, I’ve felt more and more like it needed more colour and other elements found in nature,” explained local artist Rachel Simpson, creator of the mural. “I wanted to include a butterfly amongst flowers to mirror the butterfly mural […]
A blood donation event is being held at the Lucknow Community Centre on Friday, February 18. Canadian Blood Services hosts blood donor clinics in the community of Lucknow three times this year. “Every minute of every day, a patient in Canada needs blood,” explained Marisa Gatfield. “Donated blood lasts no longer than 42 days. That […]
In August, the “Poisonous Ponds: Tackling Toxic Coal Ash” student reporting initiative investigated the complicated policy and impacts of coal ash in the Great Lakes. The special collaboration included Great Lakes Now, The Energy News Network, and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications.
Keep up with more coal ash news published by The Energy News Network as part of this project:
How Puerto Rico’s banned coal ash winds up in rural Georgia
After Puerto Rico banned coal ash storage, the toxic waste from its coal plant is being quietly shipped through Florida to Georgia.
On Thursday, February 18, local MPP Lisa Thompson met with representatives from the Township of Huron-Kinloss to congratulate them on the work being done thanks to a $500,000 Community Building Fund-Capital grant that it received from the Government of Ontario and is a granting program administered by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. “This investment by the […]
By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan
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- CenterPoint Energy customers express concerns about proposed rate hike – 14 News
CenterPoint Energy recently proposed to construct two natural gas combustion turbines in place of its former coal-based plant.