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Climate Plan In Place, Funding Not

January 2nd, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Maryland does have a plan to meet its climate action goals, but what it does not have yet is a way to pay for it.  Maryland’s Department of the Environment has rolled out a plan to achieve goals under the Legislature’s 2022 Climate Solutions Now Act that says the state will achieve 100% clean energy by 2035. MDE Secretary Serina McIlwain says the plan is there but admits that needing over a billion dollars a year  to fund it is a challenge…