Alberta to pursue C$30/t carbon charge, alter benchmarks in large emitter programme

Published 23:05 on October 29, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:11 on October 29, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Alberta’s United Conservative Party (UCP) government on Tuesday unveiled its overhaul of the province’s output-based pricing system (OBPS), maintaining the regime’s carbon charge but weakening industry production benchmarks in what could become a potential point of contention with the Canadian federal government.

Alberta’s United Conservative Party (UCP) government on Tuesday unveiled its overhaul of the province’s output-based pricing system (OBPS), maintaining the regime’s carbon charge but weakening industry production benchmarks in what could become a potential point of contention with the Canadian federal government.

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