Big Wins for the Environment
Strengthening Air Quality Protections
This bill has numerous measures to make sure CT has better air quality including stronger emission standards while promoting EV ownership and charging infrastructure.
The Future of Agriculture
This bill generally expands the farmland restoration program’s purposes to include climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices in farmland restoration plans. The matching grant program, which the Department of Agriculture (DoAg) administers, encourages farmers to restore farmland that has gone out of production.
Addressing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
This bill requires the state to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from electricity supplied to electric customers in the state by January 1, 2040. The bill establishes this requirement as an emissions reduction goal under the state’s Global Warming Solutions Act