Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia Sets Emissions Reporting Requirements for Cap and Trade Regime

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia Sets Emissions Reporting Requirements for Cap and Trade Regime

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N.S. sets reporting for cap and trade

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HALIFAX - Nova Scotia will require industrial facilities generating 50,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gas emissions per year to report emissions under its proposed cap and trade regime.

Environment Minister Iain Rankin says regulations are being developed that would make participation mandatory for about 20 large industrial emitters including Nova Scotia Power, Northern Pulp, Lafarge, and large oil and gasoline companies such as ExxonMobil, Imperial and Irving.

The regulations will also cover petroleum product suppliers that import or produce 200 litres of fuel or more per year for consumption in Nova Scotia and natural gas distributors whose products produce at least 10,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions a year. …

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