Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act (Maryland)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Maryland|
|Name||Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act (Maryland)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|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|
The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act requires the Department of the Environment to publish and update an inventory of statewide greenhouse gas emissions for calendar year 2006 and requires the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 25% from 2006 levels by 2020. The State is also required to develop and adopt a specified plan, adopt specified regulations, and implement specified programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
|Department||Maryland Department of the Environment|
|Address||1800 Washington Boulevard|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Environment Article, 2-1203 et seq., Annotated Code of Maryland|
|Authority 2:||COMAR 26.11|