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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6310

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2497

 

*02497*

Referred to Committee on ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ACKERT, 8th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING NATURAL GAS UTILITIES AND NATURAL GAS FROM THE STATE'S ORGANIC WASTE STREAM.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 16 of the general statutes be amended to require that the state's natural gas utilities purchase a portion of their natural gas supply for retail end-use customers from facilities that produce renewable natural gas from fractions of the state's organic waste stream.

Statement of Purpose:

To require natural gas utilities to purchase a portion of their supply from resources that produce renewable natural gas from fractions of the state's organic waste stream.