Lakeview Generating Station
Lakeview GS is a coal-fired electrical generation power plant located just outside Toronto, Canada in the city of Mississauga. It was the first fossil-fuel station shut down as the result of an environmental mandate by the governing political party. The station has 8 generating units although only four have been active over the past two decades. Lakeview GS is designed to provide supplemental power during times of peak usage (morning and evening).
The station was shut down in 2005 and work began on dismantling and demolition. In June 2006, the four exhaust stacks were imploded which removed a familiar landmark for local residents and a beacon for boats on Lake Ontario. Work continues on the demolition of the site and completion is expected by 2008.
(Yes, given that this is 2011 this text is out-of-date. Suffice it to say that Lakeview is now gone.)