For years the Harper government promised their regulations for coal-fired power plants would be "stringent", "tough", "responsible" and "dramatic". That would have been great.
The final regulations however were just published after being watered down significantly by years of industry lobbying. The reductions in climate pollution turn out to be so tiny––and so far into the future––that they are basically useless even to help meet Stephen Harper's own promises.(note: this is just an excerpt from my full article published on the Vancouver Observer. Please click the link below to read the full article.)READ FULL ARTICLE