Massachusetts - H 1726 - 2017

To promote green infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs.

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Added On: 03-05-2017
Updated On: 07-19-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Jennifer E. Benson (House/Democratic)

Actions (3)

  • 01-23-2017 - Senate concurred
  • 01-23-2017 - Referred to the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
  • 06-13-2017 - Hearing scheduled for 06/20/2017 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium

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News (4)

Study adds fuel to carbon fee debate on Beacon Hill - Worcester Telegram
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:01:15 GMT

BOSTON -Putting a price and cost on carbon emissions could save lives and improve health as harmful pollutants would be curtailed along with greenhouse gases, according to a new report that was presented at an event with supporters of the proposal on ...

Supporters tout carbon pricing plan from Lexington state senator - Wicked Local Lexington
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:13:24 GMT

Environmental activists crowded the State House's largest meeting room Tuesday to call on lawmakers to put a price on carbon emissions as a way to reduce global warming and ensure the state meets its greenhouse gas emissions reduction requirements. The ...

Panel discusses climate change policies in Massachusetts - The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 05:09:08 GMT

Former State Representative Ellen Story moderated the panel that included research and policy director of Climate XChange Dr. Marc Breslow, State Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose, economics professor Robert Pollin, professor and Department ...

Study adds fuel to debate over carbon fees - The Recorder
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:11:30 GMT

Steve Dodge, the executive director of the Massachusetts Petroleum Council, said it is difficult for a small state like Massachusetts to affect air quality on its own and any analysis of the bill should consider those whose costs will increase because ...

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