Gov. Mills proposes climate council to pursue emissions, energy goals

Portland Press Herald: Gov. Janet Mills unveiled her proposal Tuesday for a Maine Climate Change Council that would recommend ways to meet ambitious goals on lowering the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and increasing renewable energy generation.

Mills wants to create a more than 30-member council – representing government, scientists, environmentalists and a cross-section of Maine industries – to advise the governor and Legislature and to track the state’s progress on climate issues.

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