Canada: Alberta mulls tougher carbon rules on oil -report

Reuters: Alberta is considering a major increase in the carbon levy it charges oil producers as it seeks to show Washington that it is serious about meeting emission-reduction goals, while promoting the contentious Keystone XL pipeline to Texas refineries. Alberta Environment Minister Diana McQueen offered the levy proposal at a meeting in Calgary last week with oil executives and federal Environment Minister Peter Kent, the Globe and Mail newspaper said on Thursday. Such a move would be in line with......

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