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White House, Canada Mull Ways of Meshing Environmental Rules

May 12, 2021, 10:00 AM

Both the U.S. and Canada say they’re open to aligning regulations between the two countries to cut their governments’ greenhouse gas emissions.

Slashing emissions is the goal of the new Greening Government Initiative, created by the Council on Environmental Quality and Canadian Treasury Board Secretariat. Some pathways could include switching to cleaner energy sources, moving to zero-emission vehicles, greening government procurement, and pursuing green and resilient infrastructure, CEQ said.

Coordinating with Canada on regulations “can be an effective tool for accelerating national efforts to combat climate change and green our respective governments,” CEQ Chair Brenda Mallory told Bloomberg Law.

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