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New Brunswick plans for coal phase out

December 8, 2016
By Maria Church

Dec. 8, 2016 - New Brunswick's new climate change plan will see an end to coal-fired electricity, put a “made-in-New Brunswick” price on carbon and caps on GHG emissions, the government announced this week.

The plan also includes a 50 per cent increase in provincial dollars for energy efficiency in the next capital budget.

N.B. Premier Brian Gallant is presenting the plan at the first ministers’ meeting Dec. 9 in Ottawa where federal, provincial and territorial counterparts are expected to finalize a pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change.

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