Climate Protection and Green Economy Act, Global Warming Solutions Act (Massachusetts)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Massachusetts


   
Applies to States or Provinces Massachusetts
Name Climate Protection and Green Economy Act, Global Warming Solutions Act (Massachusetts)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Climate Policies
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleII/Chapter21N



Last Review 2014-05-30
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
2014-05-30

Information Source http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/climate-energy/climate/


Summary

This Act requires the Department of Natural Resources to monitor and regulate the emissions of greenhouse gases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to require emissions reporting and to establish a regional greenhouse gas registry. Emissions reporting is required from generation sources producing electricity that is consumed in the Commonwealth, as well as from all retail sellers of electricity.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Loreen Kelley
Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Air and Climate
Address One Winter Street, Boston, MA, 02108



Phone 617-574-6815
Phone 2 617-292-5500

Email loreen.kelley@state.ma.us
Website http://www.mass.gov/dep/air/climate/ghgrinfo.htm
Contact Name Will Space
Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Air and Climate
Address One Winter Street, Boston, MA, 02109



Phone 617-292-5500


Email william.space@state.ma.us
Website http://www.mass.gov/dep/air/climate/ghgrinfo.htm
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 21N




Authority 2: 310 CMR 7.00



















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