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Excerpt Oakville.ca

Oakville, January 7, 2011 – for immediate release
TransCanada Energy Ltd. today requested that the town close all of its planning and development applications related to its proposal to build the Oakville Generating Station in the Town of Oakville. This action follows TransCanada. and Ford Motor Company of Canada’s decision to withdraw all of their appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) in connection with the Oakville site and allows the town to formally close the book on this proposal."

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Today brings a very exciting announcement: the proposed Oakville power plant will not be built.  I want to personally thank each of you for your hard work and dedication to this important cause.  Please stay tuned as more news emerges.

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Excerpt: "C4CA 
is 
a 
broad
 coalition 
of 
concerned 
citizens 
opposed 
to 
building
 a 
massive 
gas‐fired
 power
 plant 
close
 to 
homes
 and 
schools 
in 
Oakville.



After 
ignoring 
the 
wishes 
of 
the 
local 
community 
and 
their 
elected
 representatives, 
the
 Ontario
 government 
and
 its 
agencies 
have
 made
 statements 
to 
justify
 a
 decision 
to 
put
 our
 community
 at 
risk.

These
 statements
 are
 either 
misleading 
or 
incomplete...we 
call 
them
 myths.

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TransCanada issued findings of a report commissioned by the company, saying the Oakville Generating Station will be safe despite its unprecedented proximity to homes, schools, rail lines and one of the busiest highways in Canada.

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Please join us at 7pm on Tuesday January 11th (John Knox Christian School on Ford Drive) for a C4CA community Town Hall meeting.

On the Agenda, the new C4CA objectives.

Below you will find significant incidents and accidents at or close to other gas powered power stations.
This is the new site ... comments on a postcard please.

 TORONTO, Sept. 10 - The members of Citizens for Clean Air (C4CA) send our thoughts and prayers to all those affected by the Pacific Gas and Electric gas explosion in San Bruno, California. The massive explosion that occurred beside a local high school is believed to have been caused by a break in a two-foot-wide natural gas pipeline. The most recent reports are that the explosion has killed four people and severely injured five others, with more expected.

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Excerpt: "At least four people have been killed in a California fire sparked by a massive explosion that destroyed an entire neighborhood and injured another 30 people, acting California Gov. Abel Maldonado said today." Click here for more information.

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Excerpt:  "The Town of Oakville’s policies for dealing with proposed power generation facilities began to take shape last week with Town staff proposing a number of amendments to the Town’s Official Plan, Zoning bylaw and north Oakville zoning bylaw.

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