LPDD Model Law: Transportation Electrification Statute

Requiring state Public Utility Commissions and regulated utilities to work together in the development and approval of transportation electrification plans.

LPDD Model Law: Biogas Zoning Ordinance

Providing a template for local governments to amend their zoning regulations to make biogas production facilities a contemplated and accepted use, which would make development of such facilities quicker and less costly.

LPDD Model Law: EV-Ready Commercial Building Code

Would require new or significantly altered commercial, industrial, or multi-family residential buildings to be equipped with the installation of Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment in proximity to parking spaces.

LPDD Model Law: State Renewable Gas Standard

Model legislation based on California’s proposed SB 687, which would have established a renewable gas standard requiring an average carbon intensity reduction of 1% in 2020, increasing to 10% by 2030.

LPDD Model Law: Amendments to Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships

Requiring all ships to track and then report all greenhouse gases emitted from the last port of call to the U.S. port of call, requiring that information to be made public, and supporting the development of efficiency rankings

LPDD Model Grant: Conservation Easement with Declaration of Covenants

This Model Grant of Conservation Easement and Declaration of Covenants was developed by the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association, and adapted by our team to enhance terms that promote biologic carbon sequestration. 

LPDD Model Law: State Legislation to Decarbonize the Generation of Electricity

Model state electric decarbonization statute based on 2019 legislation enacted in Washington State, which commits that state to a retail electricity supply entirely free of greenhouse gas emissions by 2045.