Canada says near to emissions deal with car makers

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OTTAWA, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Canada said on Friday it was close to signing a voluntary agreement with major automobile makers to cut emissions blamed for global warming. Ottawa says that by 2010 it wants car makers to cut emissions by 25 percent from 1995 levels but has resisted calls by environmentalists and opposition parties to impose binding curbs on major car manufacturers. "We're now close to signing another voluntary agreement which will reduce (emissions) by more than 25 percent," ...

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