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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1591 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects

By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1591) of Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Barry R. Finegold

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish clear standards and timely and predictable permitting procedures to encourage wind energy development in the commonwealth, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Barry R. Finegold Second Essex and Middlesex
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex

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