This bill proposes to assess an environmental impact fee on a natural gas or electric utility that transmits energy through a new natural gas pipeline or high voltage bulk electric transmission line that requires a shoreland encroachment permit under 29 V.S.A. Chapter 11. The fee shall be deposited in the Vermont Clean Water Fund.
Status: Introduced on 3/10/2015 and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
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