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Federal clean fuel standard to require emissions cuts across the board

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OTTAWA - The federal government has released its plan for a clean fuel standard, which it calls “the single largest emission-reduction policy in Canada's climate and clean-growth plan.”
The new standard will require carbon-intensity reductions in fuels used across the board, including in the transportation, building and industrial sectors. It aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30 million tonnes annually by 2030, equivalent to taking seven million cars off the road.
“Using cleaner fuels in our buildings, vehicles, and industrial operations is one of the biggest steps we can take to...
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National clean fuels strategy will affect all forms of fuels in Canada

National clean fuels strategy will affect all forms of fuels in Canada

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OTTAWA - Canada's national clean fuels strategy will apply to every kind of fuel - be it liquid, solid or gas, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Wednesday.
McKenna released the broad brushstrokes of the standard, which aims to eliminate at least 30 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions annually by 2030.
It is the single biggest-ticket item in Canada's national climate change framework, and gets about one-sixth of the way to meeting the current international commitment to reduce emissions to 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.
The standard was first promised in the climate...
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