NL biofuel exemption irks environmentalists

“The federal government’s decision to permanently exempt Newfoundland and Labrador from a two per cent renewable content requirement for diesel fuel and home heating oil may be partly based on logistics” but the permanent status of the exemption has riled up environmentalists across the country. On the flip side of the coin, a spokesman for Environment Canada said that, “given the province has no local sources for biodiesel, it would be forced to transport the fuel long distances by truck and ferry”. Read The Vancouver Sun’s interesting take on the Government’s decision by clicking the link below.

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