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Renewable Industries Canada commends Ontario government’s leadership on climate change

December 3, 2017 by Ronjoy Bezbarua

(Source: GlobeNewswire) Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) applauded the publication of draft amendments to Ontario’s Ethanol in Gasoline Regulation by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC). The ambitious changes would increase the mandated volume of ethanol in regular gasoline from 5% to 10% by 2020. Additionally, the ethanol used must emit at least 35% fewer greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on a lifecycle basis than petroleum gasoline. Lifecycle modelling is to be calculated using GHGenius version 4.03. Canadian ethanol reduces GHGs by 62% compared to gasoline, leading to even greater GHG reductions. Read full article….

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