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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.


Australian carbon tax plan becomes law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Australia
  • November 11 2011

Further to our October 19, 2011 post, Australia’s carbon tax legislation was passed by the upper house Senate, officially making it the second major economy, after the European Union, to pass such legislation.


New proposed amendments to the quebec ghg reporting regulation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2011

After the coming into force on December 30, 2010 of the Regulation amending the Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere, a new draft regulation was published October 5, 2011, proposing additional amendments intended to harmonize the regulation with requirements of the Western Climate Initiative, in order to allow a good functioning of the greenhouse gas cap and trade system.


Australian carbon tax plan expected to become law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Australia, Canada
  • October 19 2011

On this blog we will regularly provide you with information on Canadian and international developments in the regulation of carbon and the creation of carbon trading and taxing regimes.


More details on Quebec's draft cap-and-trade regulation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2011

As we previously reported here, Quebec’s draft Regulation respecting a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances (the Regulation) will come into force on January 1, 2012, subject to amendments.


Quebec releases draft cap and trade regulations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2011

On July 6, 2011, Quebec's Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks announced that it has published a draft regulation on greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade based on the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) guidelines, for a 60-day public consultation.


New Democratic Party reintroduces bill to cap greenhouse gas emissions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 6 2011

On June 15, 2011, the NDP, Canada's main opposition party, reintroduced a bill that proposes to legislate stronger targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions in Canada.


Canada requires 2 biofuel content in diesel fuel and heating oil as of July 1
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2011

Amendments to the Renewable Fuels Regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act will set a coming-into force date of July 1, 2011 for the requirement that diesel fuel and heating distillate oil contain on average 2 renewable fuel by volume.


CCEMC announces $15 million in new biogas and biofuel funding
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2011

Alberta's Climate Change and Emissions Management Corp. (CCEMC) announced $15 million in new funding for biogas and biofuel projects.


U.S. Supreme Court rules against greenhouse gas emissions lawsuit
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2011

In American Electric Power et al. v. Connecticut et al., six states, the city of New York and three private land trusts sought federal court orders to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants operated by private utilities and the Tennessee Valley Authority.