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5/8/2023 MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture to hear bill on vehicle emissions standards
STATE HOUSE – The Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture is scheduled to meet this Wednesday, May 10, at 4 p.m. in the Senate Lounge on the second floor of the State House.  The committee will consider four bills, including:
  • 2023-S 0195 — This bill, introduced by Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture Alana DiMario (D-Dist. 36, Narragansett, North Kingstown, New Shoreham), would requires the Department of Environmental Management adopt motor vehicle emissions standards based on California's promulgated standards.
  • 2023-S 0061 — This bill, introduced by Sen. Linda L. Ujifusa (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol), would require carbon-emissions-reduction goals be considered in energy plant siting proceedings.
The meeting will be televised by Capitol Television, which can be seen on Channels 15 and 61 for high definition by Cox Communications subscribers, channel 15 for i3Broadband (formerly Full Channel) viewers and Channel 34 for Verizon subscribers. Livestreaming is available at

For more information, contact:
Fil Eden, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903