Energy

Bruce Power and NII unveil vision for next 50 years of operation

Company will be a critical source of clean energy, jobs, innovation and medical isotopes   Bruce Power is continuing its contributions to a net zero Canada by 2050 by releasing a report that lays out its vision for the next 50 years of operation. The report, written in collaboration with the Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII), […]

Ford government invests in updated road safety infrastructure in Huron-Bruce

Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson announced the upgrading of four end terminals on Highway 9 has been completed, contributing to safer roads for local residents and maintaining Ontario’s position as having one of the safest road networks in North America. Through Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) funding, these four steel beam energy attenuating terminal (SBEAT) systems […]

Energy News Roundup: US invests in wave energy, Celebrities urge Biden to stop Line 3, Company seeks damages for Keystone XL cancellation

Keep up with energy-related developments in the Great Lakes area with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

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  • Illinois coal plants are closing even as fossil fuel objections stall energy bill again – Energy News Network

In a surprise announcement last Thursday, NRG said it would close its Waukegan and Romeoville coal plants, but the community impacts are unclear as “just transition” provisions remain held up in state energy bill negotiations.

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Do we need laws to control excessive boat wakes?

It’s easy to see why some waterfront property owners shake their fists at wakeboats: they’re upset at the boats that rumble by blaring tunes and making towering wakes that crash onto the shore, causing erosion and stirring up sediment, damaging docks, and sometimes even making the water unsafe for swimmers and other boaters. But it’s … Continued

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