Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Regulation for Emissions Trading [9 VAC 5 ‑ 140]
Action Repeal CO 2 Budget Trading Program as required by Executive Order 9 (Revision A22)
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 3/31/2023
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3/6/23  12:52 pm
Commenter: Ann

Withdraw from RGGI

Almost 70% of the total is paid by customers of Dominion Energy Virginia.

  • Despite lower emissions in Virginia, RGGI has not and will not lower CO2 in the atmosphere. Virginia uses electricity from the entire PJM interconnection region, including several states which are not a part of any such compact, and CO2 levels are going up worldwide. 
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