SB1158 (CH0372)

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Department of Natural Resources - Solar Generation Facilities - Pollinator-Friendly Designation

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 372

Synopsis:Requiring the power plant research program of the Department of Natural Resources to include in its research an evaluation of the pollinator benefits that would occur under a pollinator-friendly vegetation management standard or pollinator habitat plan implemented on the land on which a proposed or an existing ground-mounted solar generation facility is located; requiring the Department to adopt a specified Solar Site Pollinator Habitat Planning and Assessment scorecard; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Middleton, Jennings, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Klausmeier, Mathias, Reilly, Rosapepe, and Oaks
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Finance  View Committee HearingEconomic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Alternative Energy Sources
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Industry and Technology
Natural Resources, Department of
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources
(3-303, 3-303.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:14 P.M.