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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8/8/23  8:23 am
Commenter: Mary Julia Street

Don't Repeal Carbon Cap and Trade

A carbon cap-and-trade program is an effective state action to mitigate emissions.  Instead of federal government intervention, this is the one strategy that is within Virginia’s power to do, and RGGI dollars are being used in every region of Virginia. 

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