The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is seeking feedback on a Discussion Document to understand the level of interest in production and use of Renewable Natural Gas as transportation fuel; potential program participants; the business relationships that might be necessary for program success; possible barriers to project development; and other activities that might require government support in order to enable broader uptake of RNG for transportation. The CBA will be preparing a submission. OMAFRA is accepting submission until June 19, 2017, further information can be found under EBR 013-0316.
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has posted a 30-day public review and comment period for a proposal for the offset protocol covering the capture and destruction of methane gas from landfill facilities. The Landfill Gas Offset Protocol, once finalized, will apply to landfill facilities located anywhere in Canada. Projects must meet the requirements of the proposed offsets regulation and the applicable protocol to be able to be issued offset credits. The CBA will be preparing a submission. The MOECC is accepting submission until June 18, 2017, further information can be found under EBR 013-0480.
The Climate Action Reserve hosted an initial webinar meeting on the protocol adaption process for the anaerobic digestion protocol with a group of interested stakeholders. The Protocol Adaption Team shortlisted two protocols for Organic Waste and two protocols for livestock manure. The CBA reviewed the candidate protocols and submitted comments on May 3, 2017. CBA’s submission to the Climate Action Reserve’s Protocol Adaption for Anaerobic Digestion is available to members.