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2015 Senate Bill 439: Require DEQ to submit EPA-mandated electric generation plan to legislature
Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson R-Escanaba on September 9, 2015
To require the Department of Environmental Quality to submit a plan to comply with recently promulgated federal greenhouse gas emissions mandates to the legislature at least 40 session days before submitting it to the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The recently imposed federal mandate would reportedly require 60 percent of the state‚Äôs coal-fired generator plants to be shut down and replaced.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on September 9, 2015
Referred to the Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee on September 10, 2015