As the federal government moves to phase out coal by 2030, the Fraser Institute it to heed the province’s example.
Concerned about carbon levy and the government plans to shut down coal-fired power.
Letter to Trump lists series of actions to overturn Obama’s environmental measures.
Interim emission reductions are aligned with new federal regulations.
Mine in the city of Qitaihe in Heilongjiang province was unlicensed.
Will have the ability to borrow money from the province to manage its funding obligations.
Eliminating the EPA requires congressional approval and would likely face a filibuster.
Province will pay three power producers $97 million a year until 2030 to compensate them for moving to cleaner energy.
Allows the province to meet federal emission requirements over time, system-wide.
Wants an equivalency agreement similar to Nova Scotia’s that will extend the use of coal-fired electrical plants beyond the deadline.
It has cost the province’s consumers an extra $37 billion between 2006 and 2014 – plus $9.2 billion for green energy projects.
Concession part of negotiations to new equivalency agreement recognizing the work the province has done to reduce GHGs.
Goal is to make sure 90% of Canada’s electricity comes from sustainable sources by then.
Facility has eliminated emissions equal to taking 200,000 cars off the road in the last 12 months.
The $1.4 billion project is contingent on fair compensation for the early closure of Capital Power’s coal facilities.