Implementing Global Warming Solutions Act begins with Climate Council appointments - Bennington Banner

While Vermont’s rural and southern counties cross their fingers and hope that areas outside of Chittenden County also benefit from spending derived from the Global Warming Solutions Act, state leaders are busy picking the members of the carbon-cutting Climate Council.

"The law stipulates that “all regions of the State benefit from greenhouse gas emissions reductions, including sharing in the resulting economic, quality-of life, and public health benefits.” It further directs that the plan “must support economic sectors and regions of the State that face the greatest barriers to emissions reductions, especially rural and economically distressed regions and industries.” That certainly could be read as a mandate for representation outside Chittenden County."




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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-10-20 16:19:51 -0400