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"Point in Time" Regulation Content

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act

Carbon Neutral Government Regulation

B.C. Reg. 392/2008

NOTE: Links below go to reg content as it was prior to the changes made on the effective date. (PIT covers changes made from September 19, 2009 to present)
SECTIONEFFECTIVE DATE
Section 1 April 1, 2010
Section 4 November 25, 2009
Section 7 April 1, 2010
July 1, 2014
Section 8 October 27, 2014
Schedule November 25, 2009
January 1, 2015

 Section 1 (1) definition of "Treasury Board" was added by BC Reg 55/2010, effective April 1, 2010.

 Section 4 (3) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 272/2009, effective November 25, 2009.

(3)  Greenhouse gas emissions from an electricity generating facility operated by the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority are not emissions for which that authority is deemed to be responsible under the Act.

 Section 7 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 55/2010, effective April 1, 2010.

 Emission offsets

7  A public sector organization that is required to acquire or dispose of emission offsets in order to be carbon neutral must do so by acquiring them from or disposing of them to the Pacific Carbon Trust on terms and conditions approved by the Minister of Finance.

 Section 7 BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 124/2014, effective July 1, 2014.

Emission offsets

7   A public sector organization that is required to acquire or dispose of emission offsets in order to be carbon neutral must do so by acquiring them from or disposing of them to the Pacific Carbon Trust on terms and conditions approved by the Treasury Board.

[am. B.C. Reg. 55/2010, s. 2.]

 Section 8 BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 193/2014, effective October 27, 2014.

Carbon neutral action reports

8   (1) Before making a carbon neutral action report public in accordance with section 8 of the Act, a public sector organization, other than the Provincial Government, must submit a draft report to the responsible minister.

(2) A draft report under subsection (1) must be submitted

(a) in the form and with the content specified by the director, and

(b) on the earlier of

(i) at least one month before the day on which the public sector organization intends to make the report public, and

(ii) March 31.

 Schedule BEFORE amended by BC Reg 272/2009, effective November 25, 2009.

Column 1
Item
Column 2
Specified Gas
Column 3
Chemical Formula
Column 4
Global Warming
Potential
(100 year time
horizon)
1Carbon dioxideCO21
2MethaneCH421
3Nitrous oxideN2O310
4HFC-23CHF311 700
5HFC-32CH2F2650
6HFC-41CH3F150
7HFC-43-10meeC5H2F101 300
8HFC-125C2HF52 800
9HFC-134C2H2F4 (CHF2CHF2)1 000
10HFC-134aC2H2F4 (CH2FCF3)1 300
11HFC-152aC2H4F2 (CH3CHF2)140
12HFC-143C2H3F3 (CHF2CH2F)300
13HFC-143aC2H3F3 (CF3CH3)3 800
14HFC-227eaC3HF72 900
15HFC-236faC3H2F66 300
16HFC-245caC3H3F5560
17Sulphur hexafluorideSF623 900
18PerfluoromethaneCF46 500
19PerfluoroethaneC2F69 200
20PerfluoropropaneC3F87 000
21PerfluorobutaneC4F107 000
22Perfluorocyclobutanec-C4F88 700
23PerfluoropentaneC5F127 500
24PerfluorohexaneC6F147 400

Note: The CH4 (Item 2) GWP includes the direct effect and those indirect effects due to the production of tropospheric ozone and stratospheric water vapour. Not included is the indirect effect due to the production of CO2.

 Schedule BEFORE amended by BC Reg 124/2014, effective January 1, 2015.

Schedule

[en. B.C. Reg. 272/2009, App. B, s. 2.]

Specified Gases and Their Global Warming Potentials

Column 1
Item
Column 2
Specified Gas
Column 3
Chemical Formula
Column 4
Global Warming
Potential
(100 year time
horizon)
1Carbon dioxideCO21
2MethaneCH421
3Nitrous oxideN2O310
4HFC-23CHF311 700
5HFC-32CH2F2650
6HFC-41CH3F150
7HFC-43-10meeC5H2F101 300
8HFC-125C2HF52 800
9HFC-134C2H2F4 (CHF2CHF2)1 000
10HFC-134aC2H2F4 (CH2FCF3)1 300
11HFC-143C2H3F3 (CHF2CH2F)300
12HFC-143aC2H3F3 (CF3CH3)3 800
13HFC-152C2H4F243
14HFC-152aC2H4F2 (CH3CHF2)140
15HFC-161C2H5F12
16HFC-227eaC3HF72 900
17HFC-236cbC3H2F61 300
18HFC-236eaC3H2F61 200
19HFC-236faC3H2F66 300
20HFC-245caC3H3F5560
21HFC-245faC3H3F5950
22HFC-365mfcC4H5F5890
23PerfluoromethaneCF46 500
24PerfluoroethaneC2F69 200
25PerfluoropropaneC3F87 000
26PerfluorobutaneC4F107 000
27Perfluorocyclobutanec-C4F88 700
28PerfluoropentaneC5F127 500
29PerfluorohexaneC6F147 400
30Sulphur hexafluorideSF623 900