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  •  Anybody Gonna Show Up for This? (3+ / 0-)
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    Mass DEP regulatory hearings on GHG regs (RGGI and SF6)
    Monday, 29 July, 2013
    10:00 AM
    Mass DEP Headquarters, One Winter Street, Boston

    The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is proposing two regulatory actions:
    First, MassDEP is proposing amendments to the CO2 Budget Trading Program regulations (310 CMR 7.70). 310 CMR 7.70 implements the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in Massachusetts. The proposed amendments would implement program changes resulting from the 2012 RGGI program review. A public hearing on the proposed amendments will be held on July 29, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Please feel free to contact Bill Lamkin ( or 978-694-3294) if you have any questions about this proposal.
    Second, MassDEP is proposing a new regulation titled Reducing Sulfur Hexafluoride Emissions from Gas-Insulated Switchgear (310 CMR 7.72). Gas-insulated switchgear is used in high-voltage electrical applications. A public hearing on the proposed regulation will be held on July 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Please feel free to contact Will Space ( or 617-292-5610) if you have any questions about this proposal.

    The hearing notices, along with copies of the proposed regulations and background information, are available on MassDEP's web siteat The hearings will be held at MassDEP's Boston office (One Winter Street). Directions to the hearings can befoundat
    Written comments on either proposal may be submitted by mail or to until 5:00 PM on August 8, 2013.

    Event Contact Info
    William Lamkin

    Or take a look at the ISO-NE plan to close all the old coal and oil-fired power plants in the area by 2020?

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