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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8/30/23  2:58 pm
Commenter: Gary Usrey - Elders Climate Action

RGGI is law

Gov. Youngkin's decision to withdraw Virginia from RGGI is against the law and threatens to undo the very significant benefits the agreement has achieved since Virginia joined in 2020. Walking away from RGGI's historic greenhouse gas emission reductions and the $5.7 billion generated for public health benefits is a foolish political decision that the courts must overturn as soon as possible.

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