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An Act to Improve Toxics Use Reduction and Reduce Energy Costs

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Testimony
04.30.2009
Mike Belliveau

1987 was the last year that the carbon dioxide levels were at the 'safe level' of 350ppm or less. The concentration of greenhouse gases have been increasing at an accelerating rate from decade to decade. LD 1423 would promote greenhouse gas reductions by Maine Businesses while updating the Toxics Use Reduction Act. This testimony does however, highlight some areas of concern on this bill.