Monday, May 08, 2006

More on the Canadian trash problem...

Incinerating the garbage that Ontario trucks to Michigan landfills could produce enough power for about 200,000 homes, not enough to solve the province's looming energy crisis but certainly a help.

Ontario is in the midst of a waste-disposal crisis, with municipalities and businesses sending nearly 4 million tonnes of garbage to Michigan each year, much of it from the Greater Toronto Area.

More Info in the Toronto Star

Read Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow's letter to me regarding the relationship between Canadian trash shipments and Homeland Security

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