Feds announce new rules to phase out coal, reduce natural gas

OTTAWA – The federal Liberal government says its new regulations to phase out power plants fired by coal and reduce natural gas will cost more than $2.2 billion, but potentially save the country billions more in reduced health care costs.

Government documents posted online today outline the new measures aimed at reducing Canada’s dependence on the pollution-producing plants, and improving their efficiency.

OTTAWA – The federal Liberal government says its new regulations to phase out power plants fired by coal and reduce natural gas will cost more than $2.2 billion, but potentially save the country billions more in reduced health care costs.

Government documents posted online today outline the new measures aimed at reducing Canada’s dependence on the pollution-producing plants, and improving their efficiency.

 

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