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Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Regulation for Emissions Trading [9 VAC 5 ‑ 140]
Action Reduce and Cap Carbon Dioxide from Fossil Fuel Fired Electric Power Generating Facilities (Rev. C17)
Comment Period Ends 7/26/2017
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7/23/17  8:29 pm
Commenter: Christopher Endries

Virginia Needs Strong Climate Action

As a Virginian, I appreciate the initiative taken by Governor McAuliffe, but I know the work does not stop here. I request that the Department of Environmental Quality uses its full authority to:

  1. Create a rule — based on the strongest available science — that significantly reduces carbon pollution from Virginia's power plants. 
  2. Ensure that Virginians — not utilities — benefit from any profits from carbon regulations.
  3. Address the disproportionate environmental effects experienced by our most vulnerable communities.
  4. Grow the economy and reduce carbon pollution by maximizing investments in zero-carbon wind, solar, and energy efficiency.
CommentID: 61817