Ecology Publications & Forms
Path to a Low-Carbon Economy
Path to a Low-Carbon Economy (Number of pages: 39) (Publication Size: 457KB)
Note: Appendices to the report are available at 2010 Comprehensive Plan web site.
|Author(s)||Janice Adair and Justin Brant|
|Description||The Legislature required the Departments of Ecology and Commerce to:
Track progress toward meeting the emission reductions established in this subsection,
including the results from policies currently in effect that have been previously adopted
by the state and policies adopted in the future, and report on that progress.
By December 31st of each even-numbered year beginning in 2010, the departments
shall report to the governor and the appropriate committees of the senate and house of representatives the total emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) for the preceding two years, and totals in each major source sector. The department shall ensure the reporting rules
adopted under RCW 70.94.151 allow it to develop a comprehensive inventory of
emissions of greenhouse gases from all significant sectors of the Washington economy.
This report, along with the state’s required biennial GHG inventory, satisfies that requirement.
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|Contact||Hedia Adelsman at 360-407-6222 or Hedia.Adelsman@ecy.wa.gov|
|Keywords||legislative report, carbon, climate change|
|WEB PAGE||Washington's carbon reduction targets|
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