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CBC: Nova Scotia government Sets New Rules for Hydrogen Projects

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Article written by Michael Gorman 

Nova Scotia’s new requirements for green hydrogen businesses have a streamlined approval process, but the province’s environment minister says that doesn’t mean the system will have weaker checks and balances.

The provincial government announced regulations for the green hydrogen sector on Monday. They include subjecting large-scale projects that produce or store hydrogen and ammonia to a Class 1 environmental assessment.

Environment Minister Tim Halman said the decision to subject such projects to a Class 1 assessment, as opposed to a longer and more involved Class 2 assessment, followed recommendations from staff in his department.

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