September 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm America/New York Timezone
Billings Farm Theater Room
69 Old River Rd
Woodstock, VT 05091
Other Meetings

PRESS RELEASE: Public Forums on a Cost and Benefit Analysis of Policies to

Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Vermont.

The Joint Fiscal Office (JFO) has finalized a contract for independent professional assistance to

complete a study of policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Vermont, per Act 11 of 2018.

That contract is with Resources for the Future (RFF), an independent, nonprofit research institution

whose mission is to improve environmental, energy, and natural resource decision making through

impartial economic research and policy engagement. RFF has decades of experience delivering

solutions to cost-effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions and advance a reliable and clean

energy system.

Two public forums are scheduled to gain an understanding of Vermonters’ interests and concerns

regarding policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Vermont. RFF will use the information

from these public forums to help inform their study. The general public is invited to participate in

these two public forums. The Forums are scheduled from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. and details are as


Wednesday September 26, Room 11,Vermont State House, 115 State Street, Montpelier, VT.

Thursday, September 27, Theater room, Billings Farm, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock, VT.