Western Australia govt scrambles for alternatives to offset requirements for major emitters

Published 10:05 on June 19, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:15 on June 19, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

The Western Australian government is considering options such as an industry-funded carbon abatement fund as alternatives to mandatory offsetting for major resources projects, which it considers would impose significant economic costs on the state’s fossil fuel industry.

The Western Australian government is considering options such as an industry-funded carbon abatement fund as alternatives to mandatory offsetting for major resources projects, which it considers would impose significant economic costs on the state’s fossil fuel industry.

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