June 24, 2024

land use planning

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Winners and Losers Among Washington Climate Bills
A bill to impose a fee on banks investing in fossil fuels was among the biggest losers in the recent Washington state legislative session.
Washington State House Democrats
Climate-related Land Use Bill Stalls Again as Wash. Session Ends
Parliamentary delay tactics killed a Washington bill to add climate change considerations to city and county land use planning.
Encore Renewable Energy
Study: Solar Land-use Estimates Overstated for Low-carbon Future
A new Berkeley Lab study estimates that the land needed for utility-scale solar is dramatically lower than previously thought.
Washington Dept. of Ecology
Land Use Climate Bill Gets Second Life in Wash. Legislature
Washington’s House Democrats have resurrected last year’s stalled attempt to add climate change mitigation to land use planning.
Roger Merchant
Maine Regulators Hear from CMP, Residents on NECEC Permit
A delay of the NECEC transmission line could cost Central Maine Power an extra $67 million, according to CEO Thorn Dickinson.
Solar Expansion Faces Escalating Resistance
The historic shift to clean energy sources such as solar is encountering significant resistance from some unexpected corners.
Sponsor Plans to Revive Stalled Wash. Land Use Bill
Rep. Davina Duerr plans to revive her stalled bill to make climate change a consideration in land use planning by local governments.
Nev. Land-use, EE, Tx Buildout Bills Head for Home Stretch
A resolution to protect Nevada’s lands and waters is advancing in the legislature, but several energy-related bills have expired.
Wash. Land Use Measure Nears Passage
A bill to require consideration of climate change in land use planning appears headed toward approval in the Washington state legislature.

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