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Unplanned outage at Durham York Energy Centre

Posted on January 28, 2017 06:45 AM

Whitby, Ont. – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise the public that boiler #2 at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) will be off-line for unscheduled maintenance to repair a damaged water tube within the boiler. The facility operator, Covanta, has shut-down the affected boiler until a repair can be completed. Boiler #1 continues to operate and the facility continues to accept waste.

Read the full press release on the Region of Durham website.

Clarington Mayor urges province to focus on nuclear power as a safe, clean, affordable, reliable source of energy in its long-term plan

Posted on December 19, 2016 02:45 AM

Clarington December 19, 2016/- The Municipality of Clarington is urging Ontario to continue to focus on nuclear power as part of its overall energy supply strategy. The province has asked for feedback as it develops its Long-Term Energy Plan. In a letter to the Ministry of Energy, Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster outlined the Municipality’s support for nuclear power, specifically Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington Refurbishment Project as well as Ontario’s move to extend operations at the Pickering...

Clarington is creating a new vision and use for historic Camp 30 lands

Posted on December 16, 2016 10:00 AM

Clarington December 16, 2016/- The Municipality of Clarington is looking to design a park plan for the historic Camp 30 lands located in Bowmanville. Clarington has signed an agreement with the Jury Lands Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, to work together to create a park plan and a vision for the future use of the historic buildings and surrounding land. The new plan will look at ways to integrate the historic buildings with the residential neighbourhood and park land.

The Municipality has...

Councillor Cooke piling up toys

Santa’s Helpers: Phoenix AMD International Inc. donates a mountain of toys to Clarington Fire & Emergency Services toy Drive

Posted on December 16, 2016 01:45 AM

This morning staff from Phoenix AMD International Inc. stopped by Fire Station 1 in Bowmanville to deliver Christmas presents for the Clarington Emergency and Fire Services toy drive.

Phoenix staff brought as many as 10 carloads of toys for children of all ages. It’s the sixth year the company has donated toys. Company staff, assisted by firefighters, unloaded the toys inside the three-bay hall, creating a massive toy mountain. Clarington Fire will give the toys to the Salvation Army, who will distribute...

Fire at Durham York Energy Centre: Update #2

Posted on December 14, 2016 09:15 AM

Whitby, Ont. – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise residents that the initial assessment of fire damage at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) has been completed by JADE+, a consultant hired by the operator Covanta. The consultant’s report confirms damages were limited to a small area of the roof, with no damage to the main structural components of the roof or the rest of the facility. Based on these findings, boiler #2 returned to full operating capacity and began processing...

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