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Greenhouse Gas Legislation

May 21, 2010
Staff contact: Ken Pokalsky

The NYS legislature is seriously considering an economy-wide GHG limitations bill. S.4315A (Thompson)/A.7572A (Sweeney) has already passed the Assembly (as it has in past sessions). The Senate sponsor, Antoine Thompson, has told us he intends to pass this bill, or a version thereof, through the Senate this year as well, and has asked for amendments that would make the proposal more workable.

As discussed below, we need your input on key issues related to this proposal.

Key provisions of this bill:

We need your input as soon as possible on several key issues:

Any input you have on these issues would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.