Northam enacts legislation for clean energy

The Commonwealth’s leadership is looking to make a move toward clean energy with the signing of the Virginia Clean Economy Act.

According to a release Sunday from the Governor’s Office, Northam also amended the Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act, which now requires the state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Northam said, “These new clean energy laws propel Virginia to leadership among the states in fighting climate change. They advance environmental justice and help create clean energy jobs. In Virginia, we are proving that a clean environment and a strong economy go hand-in-hand.”

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