HCCC Briefing on June 27 “State and Regional Climate Change Initiatives: What You Need to Know as the States Move Forward”
On Friday, June 27, the Council, along with the House Climate Change Caucus and the World Resources Institute hosted a briefing on “State and Regional Climate Change Initiatives: What You Need to Know as the States Move Forward” in Rm. 2318, Rayburn House Office Building. Over sixty people were in attendance.
Ms. Janice Adair, Chair, Western Climate Initiative and Special Assistant, Washington State Department of Ecology provided the update on the activities of the Western Climate Initiative.
Mr. Doug Scott, Director, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, spoke on the efforts of his state and the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord to govern greenhouse gas emissions.
Mr. Franz Litz, Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute, and co-organizer of the event provided an overall perspective on the interaction between state and federal programs.
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