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Vol. 13, No. 40 Week of October 05, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


B.C. premier budges on carbon taxes

Concession would reimburse municipalities for controversial levy if they pledge to cut greenhouse gases from operations by 2012

Gary Park

For Petroleum News

British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell took a rare step Sept. 24 – he backed down under pressure by announcing a break on his controversial carbon tax, which kicked in July 1 at C2.34 cents per liter of gasoline and C2.69 cents per liter of diesel. He startled the province’s municipal leaders by a....


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