Environment Canada promises to “crack down” on coal

Environment Canada appears to be jumping – with both feet – onto the anti-coal bandwagon, as it promises to “crack down” on coal with a host of expensive new environmental regulations.

Coal won’t be the only sector on the chopping block, however. Environment Canada representatives also promised t0 go after oil gas – a key reason for the Canada’s current economic well-being – next.  “Adam Sweet, speaking for Environment Minister Peter Kent, noted that the federal government had targeted oil and gas “as a ‘priority’ in the next step of its climate-change plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.”

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22. February 2012 by Jason Hayes
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