Equitably Fund Maine's Climate Change Mitigation Efforts

Last updated: Jun 9, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Taxation
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Christopher Kessler, House 32
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1567




Representative Kessler of South Portland would establish the Maine Climate Change Equitable Mitigation Fund, a non-lapsing, revolving fund administered by the Department of Environmental Protection to carry out the purposes of the climate action plan adopted pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 38, section 577. The fund is funded through fees collected pursuant to Title 38, section 551 on crude oil and certain petroleum products, including home heating oils and gasoline transferred within the State.