Massachusetts - H1726 - 2017

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

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Added On: 03-05-2017
Updated On: 01-22-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: House: Jennifer Benson (D)





Actions (4)

  • 01-23-2017 - Senate concurred
  • 01-23-2017 - Referred to the Joint 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
  • 06-25-2018 - Accompanied a study order, see H4651

Sponsors (59)

News (6)

Study adds fuel for Lexington senator's carbon tax drive - Wicked Local Lexington
Published by lexington.wickedlocal.com
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:22:50 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 ...

Barrett proposes carbon fee to help reduce greenhouse gas - Wicked Local Concord
Published by concord.wickedlocal.com
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:25:24 GMT

Environmental activists crowded the State House's largest meeting room June 20 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 ...

Study adds fuel to carbon fee debate on Beacon Hill - Worcester Telegram
Published by telegram.com
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
Published by lexington.wickedlocal.com
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
Published by dailycollegian.com
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
Published by recorder.com
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 ...