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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8/29/23  10:18 pm
Commenter: Louis F Roensch

Stay in RGGI AND enact a carbon fee and dividend

If you care about the future of our planet, ourselves and future generations we should not only stay in REGGI but, also, enact a small, but increasing, fee/tax per ton of fossil fuel carbon. The money collected would be returned to each household each month. 

The military and agriculture would be exempt and an import border adjustment per ton of carbon would be implemented.  This act would use the marketplace to make alternative energy sources more competitive, increase the expendable income of low and moderate families, and help individuals and businesses plan for a future without burning fossil fuels. 

What's not to like??

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