News and Updates
Massachusetts carbon pricing bills S. 1821 by Senator Michael Barrett and H. 1726 by Representative Jennifer Benson will have a hearing on Tuesday, June 20th from 1 pm to 5 pm in the Gardner Auditorium.
A new study has found that rolling back environmental regulations will have little effect on the coal industry. The research, from Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, analyzed 10 major Obama-era environmental regulations currently under scrutiny–only four of which are in effect–and found that these rules played a minor role in coal’s decline. According […]
From the article: “The tax is expected to be put in place on June 1 as part of the country’s annual budget and will be part of a larger bundle of “green” measures, Nojibur Rahman, chair of the National Board of Revenue, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in a telephone interview. Many businesses and environmental […]
The House bill (HB5369) to establish a carbon price in Rhode Island was heard in committee on May 17th and held for further study. The status is available here, and the bill language can be found here.