Conneticut

CT Lawmaker Faces Opposition in Three-year Push for Carbon Pricing

Like other states in the region, Connecticut legislators have been vying for an economy-wide fee on carbon pollution for several years now. These efforts have been spearheaded by state Representative Jonathan Steinberg (D-Westport), who has introduced carbon pricing legislation for...

Connecticut Legislators Push for Economy-Wide Carbon Pricing

On March 14th, the Connecticut legislature’s Environment Committee held a hearing on HB 5363, a bill designed to expand the reach of carbon pricing regulation. So far, only Connecticut’s power sector is covered, through a regional cap-and-trade system– the Regional...