As Congress passes historic climate legislation for the first time in decades, Virginia has already been combating climate change via the commonwealth’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a market-based carbon-reduction program.
RGGI auctions provide vital funds for flood resiliency and low-income energy efficiency programs, improving the health and safety of residents across the state. However, Virginia’s progress could evaporate if Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s desire to remove Virginia from RGGI becomes reality.
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