Sustainable Development Technology Canada

Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Government of Canada

Government of Canada

February 21, 2011 19:58 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Funds Demonstration of Leading Edge Clean Technology

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2011) - David Sweet, MP for Ancaster — Dundas — Flamborough — Westdale, and Maria Aubrey, Senior Vice President, Operations of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), will announce funding for the demonstration of a leading-edge clean technology that will help the steelmaking industry to reduce both its costs and its GHG emissions.

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 22, 2011
  10:30 am
   
Location: ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc.
  1330 Burlington Street East
  Hamilton, Ontario

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an arm's-length foundation created by the Government of Canada which operates two funds aimed at the development and demonstration of innovative technological solutions. The $550 million SD Tech Fund™ supports projects that address climate change, air quality, clean water, and clean soil. The $500 million NextGen Biofuels Fund™ supports the establishment of first-of-kind large demonstration-scale facilities for the production of next-generation renewable fuels.

Contact Information

  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada
    Patrice Breton
    Director, Communications
    613-234-6313 x295
    media@sdtc.ca
    or
    Natural Resources Canada
    Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Pascale Boulay
    Press Secretary
    613-996-2007