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Md. pursues one of the most ambitious climate change plans in the U.S.

April 1, 2022

Maryland lawmakers passed an omnibus climate change bill on Thursday designed to give the state some of the most aggressive environmental goals in the country — if the bill survives a veto threat from Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The sprawling legislation accelerates Maryland’s already ambitious environmental goals, seeking to cut emissions by 60 percent of 2006 levels by 2031, up from the current goal of 40 percent. It also spells out sweeping changes to get there.

Article Source: Washington Post

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