19 Aug '11, 4pm

Canada’s Environment Minister Announces Important Step Towards Reducing Electricity Sector Emissions

Canada's Environment Minister Announces Important Step Towards Reducing Electricity Sector Emissions Saskatchewan -- August 19, 2011 -- Today, Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent announced that the Government of Canada is moving forward with Regulations for the coal-fired electricity sector. "Our strategy to lower our emissions is based on making improvements sector by sector to sustain our economy and protect our environment," said Minister Kent. "We are taking action in the electricity sector because we recognize the potential for significant emissions reductions. We are committed to build on our strength in the electricity sector and to lead the world in clean electricity generation." These proposed Regulations will apply a stringent performance standard to new coal-fired electricity generation units and those coal-fired units that have reached the end of their eco...

Full article: http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=714D9AAE-1&news...

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