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Collect Long-term Climate Change Data

Concerning the collection of greenhouse gas emissions data to facilitate the implementation of measures that would most cost-effectively allow the state to meet its greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2019 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

Air pollution - greenhouse gas emission reporting - air quality control commission - rules - appropriation. The act requires the air quality control commission in the department of public health and environment (department) to collect greenhouse gas emissions data from greenhouse gas-emitting entities and report on the data, including a forecast of future emissions. The commission will adopt rules by June 1, 2020, to require the reporting, and propose draft rules by July 1, 2020, to cost-effectively allow the state to meet its greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. The act also requires the division of administration in the department to update a statewide inventory of greenhouse gas emissions by sector and to post the findings of the inventory on the division's website through 2030.

The act appropriates $265,589 to the department from the general fund to implement the act.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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