MASS. FINALIZES RULES TO NET ADDITIONAL EMISSIONS REDUCTIONS
By Colin A. Young
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 11, 2017.....Declaring combating climate change and preparing for its impacts as a "top priority," the Baker administration on Friday will release its final regulations specifically aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the natural gas, transportation and electricity generation industries.
The regulations, which will be officially published Friday by the secretary of state's office, were assembled by the executive branch after the Supreme Judicial Court ruled in May 2016 that Massachusetts must seek emissions reductions across an array of economic sectors to meet the legal requirements of the state's Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA).
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