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US EPA aiming for early 2019 in finalising major environmental rollbacks as aviation and biomass on hold

Published 00:06 on October 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:11 on October 18, 2018  /  Americas, Aviation, International, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

The US EPA signalled Wednesday it is aiming to finalise rulemaking on regulations for the power and transportation sector early next year, while deferring further decisions on how to set GHG standards in aircraft and treat biogenic CO2 emissions.

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California leaves out 1.2m V2016 allowances in upcoming auction, data shows

Published 23:54 on October 17, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:54 on October 17, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California is leaving out 1.2 million Vintage 2016 allowances for the November auction, according to state data, meaning they are likely to be retired or shifted into the Allowances Price Containment Reserve under the programme’s 24-month rule (APCR).

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Mass electrification can help meet BC’s GHG goals, counter LNG growth -study

Published 18:32 on October 17, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:32 on October 17, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

British Columbia can achieve its recently updated GHG reduction targets and offset the development of LNG projects in the province through large-scale electrification, according to a white paper released Tuesday by a clean energy trade group.

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California postpones discussion, final approval of cap-and-trade amendments

Published 14:50 on October 17, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:08 on October 17, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) will push back discussion of its cap-and-trade regulations to November, and as a result, no changes will be approved until January 2019, officials said.

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Ontario stakeholders point to large financial, environmental losses from ETS cancellation

Published 23:40 on October 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:59 on October 16, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Stakeholders have slammed Ontario’s decision to scrap its cap-and-trade programme, adding that the government’s plan unfairly penalises market participants while jeopardising the province’s climate goals.

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Ontario’s revoked cap-and-trade programme will cost C$3 bln over four years, report finds

Published 17:40 on October 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:56 on October 17, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Ontario’s cancellation of its cap-and-trade programme will cost the Canadian province C$3 billion over the next four years, the government’s financial watchdog said in a report released Tuesday.

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NY grid to shift CO2 charge impact of external transactions to real-time dispatch

Published 22:28 on October 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:27 on October 16, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) said Monday that it is no longer planning to internally forecast the impact of state’s proposed carbon charge on Locational-Based Marginal Pricing (LBMPc) in cross-border transactions, marking a change in the agency’s approach from this summer.

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RGGI could regulate power imports, experts say

Published 22:01 on October 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:24 on October 16, 2018  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

RGGI could potentially regulate out-of-state power imports if the nine member states decide to reopen that discussion in the future, regulatory experts said.

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New Hampshire’s top court to hear appeal on international hydro line ruling

Published 23:32 on October 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:32 on October 12, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

The New Hampshire Supreme Court said Friday it will hear an appeal from US-based utility Eversource to construct its cross-border Northern Pass hydroelectric line after a state committee denied the project necessary permits earlier this year.

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Oregon gubernatorial candidate confirms cap-and-trade opposition as election approaches

Published 22:44 on October 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:20 on October 12, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Oregon Republican state representative Knute Buehler said this week during a debate that he would oppose legislation to develop a carbon market if elected on Nov. 6 in the state’s tight gubernatorial race, the second major climate policy the candidate has come out against.

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