Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act (Maryland)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act (Maryland)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act requires the Department of the Environment to publish and update an inventory of statewide greenhouse gas emissions for calendar year 2006 and requires the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 25% from 2006 levels by 2020. The State is also required to develop and adopt a specified plan, adopt specified regulations, and implement specified programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Policy Contact

Department Maryland Department of the Environment
Address 1800 Washington Boulevard
Place Baltimore, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21230
Phone (410) 537-3000

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Environment Article, 2-1203 et seq., Annotated Code of Maryland

Authority 2: COMAR 26.11