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HFC reduction proposed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, Mexico, USA
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  • May 15 2011

A joint proposal by the US, Canada, and Mexico seeks an 85 percent reduction in hydroflurocarbon use worldwide in an effort to uphold a declaration signed by more than 90 countries in November 2010

US-Canadian energy trade

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 2 2012

The Energy Information Administration released a report November 26 finding that the United States and Canada share the world’s most significant energy trade, exceeding $100 billion in 2011, but that the bulk of the resources move from Canada to the United States

EU fails to label Canadian crude

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 26 2012

A European Commission committee failed February 23 to approve a proposal to label crude oil from Canada’s oil sands as 22.3 percent more polluting than conventional crude

Black carbon action urged

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, USA
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  • May 15 2011

A ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council ended May 12 with a final declaration that urged unilateral action by Arctic countries to limit black carbon and other short-lived climate forcers

Harper letter to Obama

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 9 2013

According to a September 6 CBC report, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper sent a letter to President Obama in late August pledging joint action

Canada harmonizes diesel standards

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 8 2012

Environment Canada published final regulations July 4 requiring operators of large vessels in the country’s waters to use diesel fuel with significantly lower sulfur levels starting June 1, 2014

Canadian renewable fuel standard shift

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • May 28 2013

Environment Canada released amendments to the country's renewable fuel standard May 18 to exempt home heating oil from certain requirements. The

WTO dispute talks seat

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, European Union, Japan, USA
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  • September 8 2011

The United States requested August 29 to become an observer at the World Trade Organization dispute settlement talks with the European Union, Japan, and Canada regarding a challenge filed by the EU and Japan against a green energy program in Canada, citing trade interests

Quebec cap and trade

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 16 2012

Quebec finalized amendments December 13 to its GHG cap and trade program to harmonize it with California’s system and future partners elsewhere

Canadian mobile emissions

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 20 2011

Environment Canada announced November 16 that it is seeking comments to guide the development of regulations to limit greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light-duty trucks in the 2017 model year and beyond as part of an ongoing effort with the United States to establish shared vehicle emissions standards