29 Jun '11, 6pm

Environment Canada announces the 2% biodiesel mandate to start July 1, 2011. Good news for Canadians & our environment!

Canada's Environment Minister Announces Start Date for Biodiesel Requirement SASKATOON, Sask. -- June 29, 2011 -- Canada's Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, today announced that the Government is moving ahead with the 2 percent renewable content requirement in diesel fuel and heating oil. "Our Government will continue to ensure that protecting our environment, while balancing economic growth and prosperity remains our priority", said Minister Kent. "The steps we are taking on renewable fuels, combined with those of the provinces, will ensure a volume of renewable fuel that will reduce annual greenhouse gas emissions by about four megatonnes a year--the equivalent of removing one million vehicles from the road." "This requirement will further strengthen the market for renewable fuels, which is good news for our farmers and the environment," said the Honorable...

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

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