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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets: BC Re-establishes Targets

May 15, 2018 by Abhilasha Fullonton

(Source: JD Supra) On May 7, 2018, the Government of British Columbia introduced Bill 34 to amend the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act. The Bill re-establishes the province’s greenhouse-gas reduction targets, and broadens the regulatory authority of the Minister of Environment to set industry-specific reduction targets, among other amendments. The Bill was foreshadowed in the BC New Democrat Clean Growth Climate Action plan—where a BC New Democrat Party government would “take measures to reduce carbon pollution… and will set a new legislated 2030 reduction target of 40 per cent below 2007 levels.” Read full article…

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