Clean Fuel Standard: Discussion Paper Download

Introduction Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is consulting with provinces, territories, stakeholders as well as Indigenous Peoples to develop a regulation under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the increased use of lower carbon fuels and alternative technologies. The purpose of this discussion paper is to...
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Summary of Nova Scotia Cap and Trade Program Development

On March 15, 2017, the Nova Scotia Department of Environment hosted a stakeholder consultation session regarding the development of Nova Scotia’s Cap and Trade Program, supported by a summary document released prior to the session. The objective of the session was to present some early program design options being considered, provide an opportunity for stakeholders...
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Value Proposition for a Biorefinery Sector in Nova Scotia

The emerging global bio-economy presents an opportunity for Nova Scotia’s renewable bioresource sector (forest, agricultural, ocean, and municipal solid waste). Nova Scotia is well positioned to lead in providing low-carbon solutions that will also enhance economic prosperity within the province. Across Canada, forest industries have entered an unprecedented period of structural change. Within Nova Scotia,...
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