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Talks underway for ‘ambitious’ clean fuel standard not broad enough, says Tory critic

By Neil Moss      

Stakeholders say they’re happy with level of federal engagement, but caution against rushing the process.

Conservative environment critic Ed Fast says the Liberals won't meet their commitments to the Paris climate accord, despite costing consumers more money at the gas pump. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Consultations on the development of a clean fuel standard to reduce Canada's greenhouse gas emissions aren't broad enough, according to the Conservative environment critic, though stakeholders say they're generally content with the process the Liberals are using to obtain feedback. “The quality of the clean fuel standard will ultimately be the product of the quality of the consultations that took place with industry because industry understands this better than government does,” said Ed Fast (Abbotsford, B.C.). “I'm not

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