|Action||Repeal CO 2 Budget Trading Program as required by Executive Order 9 (Revision A22)|
|Comment Period||Ended on 3/31/2023|
When carbon pollution is reduced, there are often significant reductions of other health-harming pollution, including soot and smog. As RGGI has reduced carbon pollution across the region, communities have also seen declining levels of soot and smog.
In fact, a study completed in 2017 found significant health benefits from RGGI’s air pollution reductions, including avoided deaths, heart attacks and cases of asthma.