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Powerful Groups Take Aim at Aggressive Building Standards in Climate Legislation

March 1, 2022

A powerful array of utilities, building industry groups, energy companies and restaurateurs are lining up to defeat a key provision of major climate change legislation that legislative leaders are hoping to push through the General Assembly over the next few weeks. They’re objecting to a measure that would impose strict emissions reductions standards on the building industry and push for new commercial and residential building construction to use only electric sources for heating, with the goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions for the building sector by the year 2040.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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