Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Senate Environment & Agriculture Hearing 2017-06-14

At the rise of the Senate, the Committee will hear and/or consider H5274 SubA, the Renewable Energy Growth Program Extension. This legislation extends the program for an additional 10 years after the 5th program year, with an annual target of 40 nameplate MW for each of the 10-year periods. Also, the Committee will hear testimony on S0952, The Green Building Act. This bill would expand the "Green Buildings Act" to include public projects and updates the standards to include LEED for Neighborhood Development, and SITES. Both bills are ECRI Legislative Priorities.

Hearing Date: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 4:15pm
Senate Bills Heard: 
Hearing Room: 
Room 211