​​​​​​​   2022 MWG Meetings   
     10 a.m. - noon
  subject to changes
  • January 18
  • February 22
  • March 15
  • April 19​
  • May 18​
  • June 21
  • July 19
  • August 16
  • September 20
  • October 4
  • October 18 - additional 
  • October 21 - additional
  • December 20

 Mitigation Working Group

The Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Working Group (GHG MWG) supports the charge of the Commission for proposing regulatory, market-based, and voluntary programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while supporting economic development and job creation. For more information, please read the group's Work Plan. 


The GHG MWG members meet virtually monthly, hosted by the Maryland Department of the Environment. Meetings are open to everyone and include time for public comment. Meeting time, date, and Google Meetings link are listed in the Calendar on the Commission's homepage​.  

The Building Energy Transition​ Plan​​​​ has been approved and is part of the 2021 Commission Annual Report.

A small subgroup of MWG is working on a draft plan of recommendations on Woody BioMass to Energy to offer the Commission for its 2022 Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature.​

Meeting Materials                  

expand Meeting Date: 10/21/2022
expand Meeting Date: 10/18/2022
  AGENDA Oct. 18
  Alliance for Automotive Innovation
  MEA Comments on draft Recommendations
expand Meeting Date: 10/4/2022
  Sierra Club Comment on Solar
  Multi-State ACT Support Letter
  Comments on draft Recommendations-BGE
expand Meeting Date: 9/20/2022
  Med and Heavy Duty Truck Recommendations
  Solar for Reduced GHGs and Energy Costs
  MMTA letter to MWG
  ZEV Financial Incentives_MD Motor Truck Assn.
expand Meeting Date: 8/23/2022
  MD Transit Administration presentation
  Manufacturing Study preliminary results
expand Meeting Date: 7/19/2022
  Buildings Policy Implementation Status
expand Meeting Date: 6/21/2022
  PPRP 100 percent
expand Meeting Date: 5/18/2022
  Two Ways to Accelerate Gasoline Cuts in MD
expand Meeting Date: 4/19/2022
  AGENDA April 19
expand Meeting Date: 3/15/2022
  Preliminary GHG Inventory presentation
expand Meeting Date: 2/22/2022
  National EV Infrastructure Program presentation
expand Meeting Date: 1/18/2022
  Just Transition Study presentation
  Manufacturing Study Terms of Reference

GHG MWG Archives


Previous mee​ting materials are here​.​​

​​​Previous annual work plans are here.​​​​


Mitigation of climate change
A human intervention to reduce emissions or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases.

Mitigation measures
In climate policy, mitigation measures are technologies, processes or practices that contribute to mitigation, for example, renewable energy (RE) technologies, waste minimization processes and public transport commuting practices. 

Mitigation option
A technology or practice that reduces GHG emissions or enhances sinks.

Mitigation scenario
A plausible description of the future that describes how the (studied) system responds to the implementation of mitigation policies and measures. 


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