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This act adopts rules and regulations pursuant to this division to achieve emissions reductions beyond the statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit and protects the state's most impacted and disadvantaged communities. It does so by necessitating the state board consider the social costs of the emissions of greenhouse gases, and prioritize both of the following: (a) Emission reduction rules and regulations that result in direct emission reductions at large stationary sources of greenhouse gas emissions sources and direct emission reductions from mobile sources. (b) Emission reduction rules and regulations that result in direct emission reductions from sources other than those specified in subdivision (a).Year: 2016•State: California•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: California State Legislature
This act sets up competitive grants, aimed at achieving a reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases in low-income/disadvantaged communities. The program shall fund the development and implementation of neighborhood-level transformative climate community plans that include multiple, coordinated greenhouse gas emissions reduction projects that provide local economic, environmental, and health benefits to disadvantaged communities.Year: 2016•State: California•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: California State Legislature
This act requires the state board to develop a uniform statewide system of annual reporting of emissions of criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminants for use by certain categories of stationary sources. The act also requires those stationary sources to report their annual emissions of criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminantsYear: 2017•State: California•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: California State Legislature
This act requires the State to expand strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide in alignment with the principles and goals adopted in the Paris Agreement. It also renames the Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee as the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission.Year: 2017•State: Hawaii•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Hawaii State Legislature
This act establishes the Maryland Healthy Soils Program to increase biological activity and carbon sequestration in the State's soils by promoting practices based on emerging soil science. The act also requires the Department of Agriculture to provide incentives, including research, education, technical assistance, and, subject to available funding, financial assistance, to farmers to implement farm management practices that contribute to healthy soils. The act goes on to details duties and programs as explained in the text.Year: 2017•State: Maryland•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Maryland State Legislature
This bill creates a number of new programs working towards fighting climate change. It establishes the Clean Energy Savings Jump Start Program and Clean Energy Savings Jump Start Fund. The bill also creates the Energy Storage System Rebate Program as a three-year pilot program and requires the Green Infrastructure Authority to submit annual reports to the legislature on the program's progress and activities. Finally, the bill deletes the Public Utilities Commission's approval authority relative to the Green Infrastructure Loan Program.Year: 2017•State: Hawaii•Type: Bill•Source: Hawaii State Legislature
This act repeals the termination date for a provision of law requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 25% from 2006 levels by 2020. It also requires the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 40% from 2006 levels by 2030. This act also requires the Department of the Environment to submit specified plans to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before specified dates. Finally, the act requires the Maryland Commission on Climate Change to oversee a study of the economic impact of requiring specified reductions from the manufacturing sector.Year: 2016•State: Maryland•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Maryland State Legislature