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  12:36 pm
Commenter: Sarah Hellewell

Do Not Leave RGGI

I am writing today as a concerned citizen of the Commonwealth of Virginia and of this environment which we all share.  Our participation in RGGI was put in place by a law passed by the General Assembly.  As such we can simply walk away from that commitment without the General Assembly passing a law saying as much.  In addition, from a climate action stand point it is imperative that we act now and do all that we can to try to avoid the breakpoints climate scientists are warning us about.  We will go down and destroy ourselves all because we chose economics and profit over our collective health and well being.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

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