Renewable Fuels Regulations (SOR/2010-189)

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These regulations require petroleum producers and importers to have an average of 5% renewable fuel content in gasoline and 2% renewable fuel content in diesel fuel and heating distillate oil based on volume. There is a system that can be utilized to trade renewable fuel compliance units.

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Oil, Gas and Alternative Energy Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3
Telephone: 819-420-7951
Fax: 819-420-7410
Email: ec.carburants-fuels.ec@canada.ca
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These regulations require petroleum producers and importers to have an average of 5% renewable fuel content in gasoline and 2% renewable fuel content in diesel fuel and heating distillate oil based on volume. There is a system that can be utilized to trade renewable fuel compliance units.

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Regulations are current to 2017-11-06 and last amended on 2013-10-25. Previous Versions

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These regulations require petroleum producers and importers to have an average of 5% renewable fuel content in gasoline and 2% renewable fuel content in diesel fuel and heating distillate oil based on volume. There is a system that can be utilized to trade renewable fuel compliance units.

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Canada Gazette Part II

  • : Vol.144,No.18, PDF (1.72 MB, go to page 18)

Canada Gazette Part I

  • : Vol.144,No.15, PDF (1.74 MB, go to page 18)

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