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Canada Unveils Backstop Carbon Pricing Details: The Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act
On January 15, the Canadian federal government released for public comment a draft Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (Act) for its proposed federal carbon pricing system.
Canada
19 Jan 2018
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Local Governments At The Gas Pump
Climate change is a serious local government issue. As part of the effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, many local governments have passed anti-idling by-laws to address air pollution.
Canada
25 Jan 2017
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Alberta Law To Cap Oil Sands Emissions
The Alberta government has introduced Bill 25: Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act into the legislature. If enacted, Alberta will have an annual legislated 100 megatonne cap on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from oil sands projects, including mining, in situ and upgrading projects.
Canada
8 Nov 2016
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Key Takeaways From The 2016 Proxy Season In The US
One of the takeaways from the 2016 proxy season was that proxy circulars have developed into a tool for communication to investors.
United States
29 Jul 2016
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Policy Activists Get Tough On Climate Change
In this year's upcoming proxy season, a hot topic for policy activists is the potential transition to a global low-carbon economy.
Canada
11 Apr 2016
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Operation Of Landfills On Reserve Lands: Evolving Area Of The Law
The underlying action concerns the operation of a landfill on reserve lands. Atlantic Waste Systems Ltd. operated a landfill on reserve lands pursuant to a lease from the federal government.
Canada
26 Nov 2015
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A Hard Push To The Left: Alberta's Proposed Carbon Competitiveness Regulation
Alberta's Climate Change Advisory Panel has provided a Climate Leadership Report to the Minister recommending, among other things, that Alberta introduce a complicated Carbon Competitiveness Regulation...
Canada
26 Nov 2015
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"Polluter Pays" Wins The Day: BC Court Of Appeal Decides Significant Contaminated Sites Case
The BC Court of Appeal has upheld a trial decision that requires the historical polluter of James Island to pay the current landowner $4.75 million for monies spent remediating a contaminated site.
Canada
26 Nov 2015
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Climate Change Policy Profiles Of Key Nations – Canada
Canada has a number of federal and province-based financial initiatives in place to support clean energy investment, research and development.
Canada
11 Nov 2015
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EPA Releases New "Waters Of The United States" Rule
Yesterday the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Corps of Engineers released a pre-publication, final version of a new rule defining the scope of "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act.
Canada
29 May 2015
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Study Concludes That Fracking Does Not Increase Methane Levels In Drinking Water
Over the past couple of years, the number of studies related to the alleged environmental impact from hydraulic fracturing have increased dramatically.
Canada
7 Apr 2015
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Marcellus Operator Unable To Stay Administrative Proceeding Regarding Alleged Water Pollution
On October 7, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection filed a complaint against a Marcellus operator with the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board, alleging that the operator had violated Pennsylvania’s Clean Streams laws.
Canada
3 Nov 2014
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Chilean Congress Approves Legislation To Introduce Carbon Tax And Green Taxes
Following Mexico’s initiative to discourage the use of carbon-intensive fuels, Chile's government has passed an environmental tax law with the objective of encouraging a shift to the use of clean air technologies.
Chile
20 Oct 2014
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Environmental Liability Of Directors—Lingering Uncertainty
Directors and their corporations may be at a loss to understand what they must do to minimize their risk of environmental liability in light of the recent Ontario Ministry of Environment order and settlement agreement concerning Northstar Canada.
Canada
23 Nov 2013
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Quebec Passes Regulation On Cap-and-Trade System
In July 2010, the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), of which Quebec is a partner, published detailed operational rules for the cap-and-trade system it wished to adopt.
Canada
27 Mar 2012
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Quebec Publishes Draft Regulation On Cap-And-Trade System - August 2011
In July 2010, the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), of which Quebec is a partner, published detailed operational rules for a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas (GHG) allowances with a view to setting up a North American regional carbon market.
Canada
8 Sep 2011
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Quebec Publishes Draft Regulation On Cap-And-Trade System
In July 2010, the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), of which Quebec is a partner, published detailed operational rules for a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas (GHG) allowances with a view to setting up a North American regional carbon market.
Canada
30 Aug 2011
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