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Maine utility regulators can’t consider climate in their decisions. A bill headed to the governor can change that

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The Maine State Capitol Building in Augusta.

The Maine Statehouse in Augusta. Credit: Ken Lund / Creative Commons

A bill approved this week by Maine lawmakers would expand the Public Utilities Commission’s scope beyond reliability and rate impacts and allow it to consider the state’s climate goals in decision-making. Equity might be next.

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