Reducing carbon emissions from transportation systems and creating more equal access to transportation are among the goals in a new phase of a coalition of Maryland and other states in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Regional initiative will include a cap on carbon emissions from the combustion of traditional transportation fuels
Eight Northeast and mid-Atlantic states pledged Tuesday to cooperate on a new system to limit greenhouse gas emissions from burning transportation fuels like gasoline and diesel.
Pennsylvania and eight other northeastern states have agreed to craft a regional plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles and use money from the new carbon market to invest in cleaner transportation infrastructure.
In a landmark agreement to address climate change, Massachusetts and eight other Northeastern and mid-Atlantic states have agreed to create a system to impose regionwide limits on transportation emissions, the nation’s largest source of carbon pollution.