Category Archive: Energy

PHOTO: Classics come to Petrolia

Petrolia’s streets had a nostalgic feel Tuesday as about 85 members of the Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada came to town. They stopped in front of Victoria Hall for a few… Continue reading

Former mayor honoured as Senior of the Year

Saying Enniskillen Township wouldn’t be what it is today without his leadership, Mayor Kevin Marriott named former mayor Larry O’Neill 2013 Senior of the Year. The current municipal council presented O’Neill with the… Continue reading

Moving Day: Nova’s new tower attracts a lot of attention

Lack of information on health could be the way out of wind leases: Gillespie

An environmental lawyer says there is hope for landowners who want out of wind turbine leases. Eric Gillespie, who currently is working for Plympton Wyoming in its court battle with Suncor Energy over… Continue reading

Cleanup of pipeline spill continues: Imperial now estimates 50 barrels spilled

The leak in Imperial Oil’s pipeline near Indian Road was bigger than first thought. Oil was discovered in the grass on Imperial Oil’s property near the Marcus Terminal on Indian Road June 11.… Continue reading

Plympton-Wyoming “not a willing host” but will the province listen

To no one’s surprise, Plympton-Wyoming has joined the growing list of municipalities which has formally declared it is not a willing host to wind energy projects. Premier Kathleen Wynne and Energy Minister Bob… Continue reading

Looking for green from green: Lambton Shores looking at electric car chargers

Lambton Shores Mayor Bill Weber says Grand Bend could have gained a little green by going green. Weber is expressing disappointment after council decided to wait until the 2014 budget to consider whether… Continue reading

Gillis will run for Wynne’s Liberals in the next provincial election

 She wouldn’t do it for Dalton McGuinty, but Sarnia City/County Councilor Anne Marie Gillis will carry the Liberal banner for the Kathleen Wynne government in the next provincial election. Gillis was to be… Continue reading

Imperial says it may take time to determine cause and quantity of oil spill

It may be some time before it is determined how much crude oil bubbled up to the surface from a small leak in an Imperial Oil pipeline on Indian Road and whether any… Continue reading

MOE says some oil may have made it to St. Clair river

Ministry of the Environment officials say some of the oil which leaked from an underground pipeline may have made its way into the St. Clair River. Around 8:20 Tuesday morning, a driver on… Continue reading