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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 21N CLIMATE PROTECTION AND GREEN ECONOMY ACT

Section 1 - Definitions

Section 2 - Regulations for reporting and verifying statewide greenhouse gas emissions; review; inventory

Section 3 - Projected 2020 business as usual level; adoption of statewide greenhouse gas emissions limits; levels and limits for electric sector; establishment of declining annual aggregate limit

Section 4 - Adoption of 2020 statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit; compliance measures; information gathering; costs-benefit analysis; de minimus threshold for emissions reduction requirements; voluntary actions for reductions; public hearings; updates to plan

Section 5 - Report of implementation of regulations relative to climate change

Section 6 - Promulgation of regulations that reduce energy use, increase efficiency and encourage renewable sources of energy

Section 7 - Market-place compliance mechanisms; regulations; out-state cooperation; enforcement

Section 8 - Advisory committee

Section 9 - Applicability of chapter