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Big Wins for the Environment

Strengthening Air Quality Protections

SB-4

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

SB-243

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

SB-10

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