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  11:24 am
Commenter: Nicole Hazlett

Keep Virginia in RGGI

Staying in the RGGI makes sense for both Virginia's environment and economy. The allowances paid by electricity producers over the past few years have generated more than $500 million that will be put towards flood resiliency and energy efficiency programs in the state, which are increasingly important as we experience ever-higher numbers of severe natural disasters. To withdraw from the RGGI would be a mistake.

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