TCI Regional Policy Design Stakeholder Submissions

Material submitted through the TCI Public Input form will be published here. All material submitted will inform the participating jurisdictions in the TCI regional policy design process. Please note that all submissions are reviewed before posting, so it may take several days for new submissions to appear on this page. Click on the column headings to sort the submissions. 
First Last Affiliation City State Input File
Elizabeth Henry Environmental League of MA Boston Massachusetts
Dear Governor Baker, Secretary Theoharides, and Secretary Pollack,


An uncommon alliance has emerged between five diverse Massachusetts organizations with business constituencies....
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Letter to Gov. Baker from Business & Environmental Leaders (June 20, 2019).pdf
P.J. Clark citizen Bridgeport Connecticut
Please design a regional low-carbon transportation policy proposal that would cap and reduce carbon emissions from the combustion of transportation fuels through a cap-and-invest program or other...
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Adeline Louie The Climate Mobilization Kensington Maryland
Can we look into instituting similar programs on federal, state, or local levels similar to what California is doing?

http://www.baaqmd.gov/~/media/files/communications-and-outreach/...
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Elizabeth Gardner Stakeholder Fairfield Connecticut
Thank you for soliciting input and for working together and hard on this super-important issue. Aileen Nowlan at the Environmental Defense Fund can provide up-to-the-minute information on this...
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JoAnn Flaum Citizens Climate Lobby Westport Connecticut
I applaud the members of TCI for working together to price carbon on transportation. I believe that global warming is the most important problem to address right now, affecting, as it does, the...
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Pat Rogers Citizens Climate Lobby RIverside Connecticut
Putting a price on carbon has been the main suggestion of many leading economists as a means of reducing carbon emissions. The price should be high enough to have the desired effect of curbing...
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Andrea Lubawy Toyota Motor North America Washington District of Columbia
Alternative fuel vehicles, including hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, will play an important role in decreasing transportation CO2 emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Ensuring access...
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Carolyn Weaver Mothers Out Front Bedford Massachusetts
I live in Bedford, MA and am a member of Mothers Out Front, actively working to fight climate change for the future of our children. This measure must set a price high enough to effectively...
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Mary Jo Maffei Carbon Pollution Fee and Rebate Group Amherst Massachusetts
I live in Shutesbury, MA and am working to pass carbon pollution fee and rebate legislation in Massachusetts. I am the chair of the Carbon Pollution Fee and Rebate Group of Climate Action Now and...
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Dan Scholten First Religious Society, Unitarian Universalist Carlisle Massachusetts
The climate crisis is the most important issue of our generation, so I have been working most of my life on this, to protect the future for my children and grandchildren. We need to put a price...
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Bruce Ho Natural Resources Defense Council New York New York
Please find attached comments from 16 environmental, health, scientific, transportation, and business organizations on the Reference Case assumptions presented on the May 23rd TCI webinar. Thank...
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Advocate Group Comments on 5_23 TCI Webinar.pdf
Tony Dutzik Frontier Group Boston Massachusetts
Please accept the attached comments regarding forecasting of vehicle-miles traveled in the reference case scenario.
Frontier Group comments to TCI re reference case 052919.pdf
Mary Rose Scozzafava Massachusetts Resident/Citizen Lexington Massachusetts
To our concerned lawmakers,


I am a Massachusetts resident who has been closely following climate change issues over many years. I am a strong believer in the pricing of carbon to...
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Jason Frost Synapse Energy Economics Cambridge Massachusetts
Please see the attached document.
TCI Reference Case Assumptions Comments.pdf
Karl Kemnitzer Sierra Club Vermont chapter Hartland Vermont
You are doing good work on the modeling, thanks! I have misgivings about one particular section- 8% growth in VMT per decade, and would ask you to review that part better. The citation ("...
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Sabrina Fu UMUC Ellicott City Maryland
My name is Sabrina Fu and I live in Ellicott City, MD and work as a professor in Environmental Management for UMUC. I am well aware of what fossil fuels has done to our lands, waters, and...
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Clifford Strawitch Citizens Climate Lobby Ellicott City Maryland
I attach the PDF file of my response since it failed to upload yesterday (5/28) after many attempts. Please attach this to my response from yesterday. Thanks.
Cliff Strawitch Response.pdf
Parvathi Susarla Mother’s out front Bedford Massachusetts
My name is Parvathi Susarla and I live in Bedford, MA. I request that the policy be priced high enough

To effectively reduce carbon emissions and have a strong social equity so that it...
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Madeleine Altmann None Bedford Massachusetts
Please have a policy with a price high enough to effectively reduce emissions according to the latest science.

Please have a policy with a strong component of social equity and that doesn...
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Judy Davis Citizens Climate Lobby Craftsbury Common Vermont
Transportation and heating represent the bulk of Vermont’s carbon emissions. To reduce our use of fossil fuels most economists say we need a steadily rising carbon emissions fee (with revenue...
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