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 Final
Comment Period Ended on 8/30/2023
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8/7/23  4:26 pm
Commenter: susan hadley

RGGI is Legal and Codified in State Law

Only the General Assembly can repeal a law, it is not within the power of a governor or a state board. Attempts to circumvent the legislature will end in court and taxpayers will have to pay to defend an action they oppose. RGGI uses cap-and-trade, a proven, market-based system that reduces emissions.   It is an essential part of Virginia’s Clean energy future. 

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