|Action||Repeal CO 2 Budget Trading Program as required by Executive Order 9 (Revision A22)|
|Comment Period||Ended on 8/30/2023|
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.