Co-sponsorship Highlights: Environment/Energy

An Act providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
Sponsored by Rep. Smizik; prepares Massachusetts for the impacts of climate change by identifying where we are most vulnerable and taking measures to protect public health, public safety and the economy (H.752)

An Act combating climate change
Sponsored by Sen. Barrett; This bill would implement a tax on carbon usage to encourage conservation and reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.(SD.285)

An Act relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
Sponsored by Rep. Ehrlich; This bill would protects ratepayers and customers who buy and consume gas and electricity from paying for unaccounted-for-gas lost through leaks and otherwise by precluding the regulated providers from including in the rate base the cost of unaccounted-for-gas and the cost of reducing or remedying those losses (H.2870)

An Act relative to gas leak repairs during road projects Sponsored by Rep. Ehrlich; This bill would require all leaks, including grade 3 leaks, to be repaired when a road is opened up for a construction. And the bill is a job creator as well. (H.2871)

To see a complete list of bills that I co-sponsored this session, visit my legislative webpage at www.malegislature.gov/People/Profile/J_L1

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