Factsheet: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations made under subsection 28(6) and Section 112 of the Environment Act
Description: 
These regulations - to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions- apply to any facility located in the Province that emits greater than 10 000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (10 kt CO2 eq) greenhouse gases in a calendar year.
Goal/Aim: 
Support investment in renewable energy technologies

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Nova Scotia Environment Department

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013