News and Updates
An op-ed in the Concord Monitor highlights the importance of New Hampshire preparing for a price on carbon. New Hampshire is currently considering HB 1230, which would create a commission to study the affects of carbon pricing on the state. The author’s support for the bill focuses on New Hampshire’s reputation of fiscal preparedness and […]
Hawaii’s 100% Renewables Legislation Added to Envirolaws.org In 2015, Hawaii Representative Chris Lee’s House Bill 623 broke new ground as the first piece of legislation to successfully implement a 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) by 2045. The bill is the most recent addition to the Digital Environmental Legislative Handbook, a partnership between NCEL and the USC […]
New Mexico SM 23, a bill to study a revenue-neutral carbon fee, passes the Senate Rules Committee. The bill is now referred to the Conservation Committee for further consideration. The status of the bill along with the bill text can be found online.
A bill to put a price on carbon is sponsored by Delegate Ben Kramer and Delegate David Fraser-Hidalgo. This bill proposes a fee that would start at $15 per ton of CO2 in 2019, increasing by $5 per ton annually until 2025 where it would remain at $45. 90% of the funds go to a Greenhouse […]