After moving out of New York State in 1984, I returned to the Nanticoke
Valley every summer until 1992, visiting old friends, doing more documentary research, and seeking out new women to interview.
One can only imagine the forestry and transportation confusion that will be the result of the Nanticoke
decision, but one fact is certain: 12 million tons of steam coal will no longer be shipped from coal mines in western Canada, western U.
Community evacuation following the Spencer metal processing plant fire, Nanticoke
The practice of feeding trees into a 4000-megawatt coal plant such as Nanticoke
is highly questionable from an ecological standpoint.
The Lakeside alternative being proposed to the court would repatriate a former Canadian icon and resume operations immediately at the Hamilton and Nanticoke
One example is the small town of Vienna, which sits on the Nanticoke
River on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Lawrence Seaway to enable a group of environmental commandoes to storm a collier bringing coal to the massive generating station at Nanticoke
In addition the service is also available in parts of Hurlock, Jarrettsville, LaPlata, Leonardtown, Manor, Marion, Mechanicsville, Montego Bay, Mount Savage, Muirkirk, Nanticoke
, New Windsor, Oxford, Parkway, Preston, Prince Frederick, Sharptown, Silver Run, Snowden River, Solomons, Thayerville, Trappe, Tuckahoe, Union Bridge, Valley Lee, Walkersville, Westminster, and Willards.
This approach is called "combined heat and power" and it is often 80-90% efficient compared with the 34% efficiency of the province's coal fired plant at Nanticoke
Fish were collected by beach seine, cast net, or bank trap from the Choptank, Chicamacomico, Nanticoke
, and Pocomoke Rivers of the Chesapeake Bay.
There was a local Indian group--the Nanticoke
Indian Tribe, recognized by the state of Delaware since the 1880s, but I ignored them and convinced myself that they were not "real" Indians.
The province's Nanticoke
coal-fired generating station on the shore of Lake Erie was responsible for eight percent of Canada's total emissions, although it has installed pollution controls since the study was done.
A scenic village on the western bank of the Nanticoke
River in southeastern Dorchester County, Vienna was originally known as "the town on the Nanticoke
River" until 1706.
In terms of cutting carbon emissions, shutting down just the huge Nanticoke
power station on the shore of Lake Erie would be the equivalent to taking four million cars off Canadian roads.
One, the Nanticoke
Industrial Complex, involved a new iron and steel facility, a coal-burning power plant, and a petroleum refinery, as well as anticipated related industrial developments in a rural farming--or "green-field"--area in Southern Ontario (Nelson et al, 1980).