Massachusetts - S1821 - 2017

Combating climate change

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Added On: 03-07-2017
Updated On: 01-22-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: House: Michael Barrett (D)

Actions (5)

  • 01-23-2017 - House 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
  • 02-07-2018 - Discharged to the committee on Senate Global Warming and Climate Change
  • 02-08-2018 - House concurred

Sponsors (69)

News (3)

Barrett proposes carbon fee to help reduce greenhouse gas - Wicked Local Concord
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:25:24 GMT

Supporters said carbon pricing is necessary if the state is going to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050 as required by the Global Warming Solution Act, that the rebates would be equitable and that such a system ...

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

A bill (S 1821) from state Sen. Mike Barrett, D-Lexington, would start the carbon price at $10 per ton of carbon dioxide emitted and then increase it by $5 per year until the carbon price tops out at $40 per ton. A carbon fee of $40 per ton would ...

Study adds fuel for Lexington senator's carbon tax drive - Wicked Local Lexington
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:46:13 GMT

Under Barrett's bill (S 1821), rural residents - who rely more on automobiles - would receive slightly higher rebates, according to the study released Thursday. “If you do carbon pricing right, the poorest 60 percent ... Steve Dodge, the executive ...