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Bipartisan Growing Climate Solution Act Reintroduced in The Senate

This legislation establishes a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) technical assistance and certification program to assist producers and forest owners seeking to participate in voluntary carbon markets. Senator Stabenow (D-MI) and Braun (R-IN) are joined by 34 cosponsors of the bill, including Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR.) and 12 other committee members, demonstrating that bipartisan, common ground can be found on climate policies. The Growing Climate Solutions Act would ensure agricultural producers and forest owners of all sizes looking to enter the carbon market for the first time have access to reliable information, qualified technical service providers and third-party verifiers. In addition, the bill establishes a robust USDA advisory council composed of farmers, scientists and other climate stakeholders.

 

Read more about this bill. 

April 22, 2021

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