On the last day of July, in the closing hours of the Legislature’s two-year session, negotiators for the Senate and House hammered out agreement
Apparently the residents of Massachusetts are going to be charged $1 extra per month on their electricity bills for the next two years to subsidize an unprofitable, dirty power plant that isn’t even needed most of the year: Why?
Today, the Massachusetts Senate passed H.4613, An Act promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity, colloquially known as the ‘environmental bond bill.’
After a long day of debate, the Senate passed the Barrett-Pacheco omnibus energy bill last night — significant legislation to continue movement in Massachusetts towards a cleaner energy future.
Very encouraging forum on climate change impact on transportation infrastructure — the right people are thinking about the issue.
Earlier this week, Senator Pacheco’s Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change released an omnibus bill climate change bill. The bill combines dozens of ideas for reducing carbon emissions, including authorizations for powerful new market mechanisms.