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Alberta offset prices rise ahead of compliance deadline, though future increases uncertain

Published 21:08 on January 21, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:38 on January 22, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Alberta offset prices are increasing as companies look to cover their obligations under the Canadian province’s outgoing large emitter programme, though future negotiations with the federal government over the new scheme’s CO2 price are clouding the outlook beyond the spring true-up deadline.

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Key Oregon Democrat wants ETS proposal passed, but stays mum on current bill

Published 17:03 on January 21, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:54 on January 22, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

A Democratic Oregon state senator who opposed her party’s WCI-modelled cap-and-trade proposal last year is open to supporting a carbon reduction bill during the state’s short 2020 lawmaking term, but has stopped short of backing her colleague’s revised legislation.

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Nova Scotia announces first two carbon allowance auctions

Published 16:32 on January 21, 2020  /  Last updated at 16:32 on January 21, 2020  /  Americas, Canada  /  No Comments

Nova Scotia will hold its first two carbon allowance auctions later this year for the 26 entities regulated by its ETS, the Canadian province announced this week.

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Pennsylvania Republicans warn RGGI against linkage with state

Published 18:53 on January 20, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:53 on January 20, 2020  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Pennsylvania joining the US Northeast RGGI ETS via executive order would prompt a legal challenge and create prolonged regulatory uncertainty for the scheme, a state Republican warned the programme’s top official.

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RGGI compliance buying rose amid higher prices last week, data shows

Published 18:45 on January 20, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:45 on January 20, 2020  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Increased buying of RGGI allowances (RGA) by compliance entities led to higher prices on the secondary market last week, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data.

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US Carbon Pricing Roundup for week ending Jan. 17, 2020

Published 21:54 on January 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:54 on January 17, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

A summary of legislative and regulatory action on carbon pricing and clean energy at the US subnational and federal level taken this week, including developments in Massachusetts, Maryland, and Washington state.

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Too soon to rule out TCI carbon market despite criticism -regulatory sources

Published 20:02 on January 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 20:02 on January 17, 2020  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) collaborative’s future will still hinge on the final design of the cap-and-invest programme in 13 US jurisdictions despite criticism over the initial proposal, regulatory sources told Carbon Pulse.

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LCFS Market: California prices pull within records, BC deficit grows

Published 22:53 on January 16, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:53 on January 16, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) prices flirted with all-time highs this week, while data showed British Columbia’s credit deficit for its own clean fuels programme rose in 2018.

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NA Markets: California price drop reverses early year rally, RGGI takes off on higher demand

Published 22:43 on January 16, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:43 on January 16, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California Carbon Allowance (CCA) prices dropped on the secondary market after rising toward programme highs to start 2020, while RGGI Allowance (RGA) prices rose double-digits amid increased buying.

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Washington state can implement Clean Air Rule on stationary sources, court rules

Published 18:07 on January 16, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:40 on January 17, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Washington Department of Ecology (ECY) can enforce its market-based carbon rule on stationary emitters after the state Supreme Court partially overturned a lower court’s decision on Thursday, but the ruling still bars the agency from implementing GHG limits on fuel suppliers and natural gas distributors.

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