An early start on the General Assembly

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Maryland’s Standard Assembly will return to Annapolis for its standard session in considerably less than a month and advocacy groups are by now laying out an formidable environmental agenda.

Much of that agenda facilities on climate change. The proposals range from beefing up the needs of Maryland’s Greenhouse Fuel Reduction act to likely all electric in the state’s car fleet and transforming building codes to call for all electric properties.

Delegate Kumar Barve, the Montgomery County Democrat who chairs the House Ecosystem and Transportation Committee advised a digital gathering of environmental groups this 7 days the target is to “electrify every thing.”

The explanation, he stated, is really uncomplicated.

“First of all, we will need to maintain fossil fuels in the floor the place they cannot harm us.”

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