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Ontario greenhouse growers are pushing back against carbon tax

March 11, 2017 by Billy Hamshaw

(Source: Biomass Magazine) Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has proposed establishing a renewable fuel standard (RFS) for gasoline that aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from gasoline by 5 percent by 2020. A discussion paper on the proposal was released in January. Comments are due March 12. This Ontario Climate Action Plan commits to implementing an RFS for gasoline that would reduce GHG emissions from gasoline by 5 percent. The notice indicates Ontario will not lower the level of existing renewable fuel content required under its Ethanol in Gasoline regulation, which requires gasoline to be contain a minimum of 5 percent ethanol. Read full article…

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