Sen Schatz Solicits Input on Carbon Tax

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Waxman, Whitehouse, Blumenauer, and Schatz Release Carbon Price Discussion Draft

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Representative Henry A. Waxman, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Representative Earl Blumenauer, and Senator Brian Schatz released draft carbon-pricing legislation and solicited feedback on it from stakeholders and the public.  The legislation would establish the polluter pays principle for dangerous carbon pollution, requiring large emitters to pay for the pollution they emit.

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Maui Sierra Club Honors Local Environmental Heroes

The Maui Group of the Sierra Club held their annual meeting on Febrary 2nd 2013 at Kaunoa Senier Center in Spreckelsville.  The public was invited to come and hear what the Sierra Club has been doing to preserve Maui’s clean water, ocean access, and quality of life.  The Sierra Club is the public’s watchdog and the theme of this year’s meeting is, “Sierra Club – Working for You”. 

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PLDC Looks Like Repeal

We did it!

Today, both the House and Senate took decisive steps that likely mean the end of the Public Lands Development Corporation. The House voted to move HB 1133 out of its final committee assignments. The Senate Water Land Committee gutted and replaced SB 707 with verbal amendments that appear to result in a clean repeal of the PLDC. 

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PLDC – New Name, Same Purpose (Makena Development)

– PLDC –
A new name, same purpose

HB 942 Harbors and Parks Development Authority (HPDA)