Public Hearings:
Held in February 2017.

Public Comment Period: 

In accordance with the Supreme Judicial Court’s decision, in the case of Kain v. DEP, 474 Mass. 278 (2016), directing MassDEP to promulgate new regulations in accordance with Section 3(d) of the Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) that establish declining aggregate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on multiple categories of GHG emissions sources in the Commonwealth, and Governor Baker’s Executive Order 569 directing MassDEP and other agencies to reduce GHG emissions to meet the goals set in the GWSA, MassDEP has amended its regulations at 310 CMR 7.00 and 310 CMR 60.00.