Tough choices and difficult tradeoffs
November 25, 2009
by Stephen Hawboldt
in Nova News
Over the next few years, Nova Scotians will be required to make some tough decisions on energy. The Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act, unanimously endorsed in the Legislative Assembly in April 2007, sets very aggressive environmental preformance targets for the province.
With respect to climate change, greenhouse gas emissions must be 10 per cent below 1990 levels in only 11 years in 2020. Air quality targets require that nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide, and mercury emissions must be drastically reduced in a similar time frame. To learn more about the Act and progress in achieving the goals, visit: secondnature.gov.ns.ca
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