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Quebec and California hold first joint auction of greenhouse gas allowances
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • December 11 2014

On November 25, 2014, the California Air Resources Board and Quebec's Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate

EPA introduces contentious revised carbon pollution standards for new power plants
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 1 2013

As we have done previously in this blog, we will highlight from time to time U.S. and foreign developments of potential interest in the regulation of

U.S. government increases the social cost of carbon emissions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

In May 2013, the United States government significantly altered a key economic measure used to assess the damage caused by carbon emissions and the

Ontario to implement carbon reduction program
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 6 2013

Ontario's Ministry of Environment (MOE) has released a discussion paper to support a dialogue on the elements of a potential Provincial greenhouse

Quebec 2013-2020 Climate Change Action Plan & draft amendments to Quebec GHG regulations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 13 2012

On June 3, 2012, Quebec unveiled its “2013-2020 Climate Change Action Plan” and the accompanying “Government Strategy for Climate Change Adaptation”.

Carbon tax vs environmental regulations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2012

The Conservative government has rejected the proposal for a carbon tax in favour of the United States’ model of regulating emissions through environmental regulations.

ExxonMobil fined 3.3 million for failure to report emissions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2012

In what is surely a strong reminder to companies around the globe to comply with green regulations, oil giant ExxonMobil has been fined 3.3 million (approximately $4.4 million CAD) for failure to correctly report its carbon dioxide emissions from a Scottish chemical plant.

International round-up: climate change measures developing in 2012
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, China, European Union
  • January 31 2012

The past year was an eventful period in the area of emissions trading and climate change regulation and policy development and 2012 is showing no signs of slowing down.

Quebec adopts greenhouse gas emission Regulation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 20 2011

On December 14, 2011, the Government of Québec officially adopted the Regulation respecting the cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances (the Regulation) which is based on the rules established by the Western Climate Initiative (WCI).

Delay for proposed greenhouse gas limits on oil refineries
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will delay proposing the country’s first-ever greenhouse gas limits on oil refineries.