Virginia governor declines veto on GOP amendments blocking RGGI, TCI linkage

Published 22:44 on May 2, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:17 on May 2, 2019  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) on Thursday refused to veto Republican-inserted language in the state’s 2019 budget that would prevent the state from joining the RGGI carbon market next year and the future Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) programme, but directed staff to explore ways to implement the state’s power sector ETS independently.

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) on Thursday refused to veto Republican-inserted language in the state’s 2019 budget that would prevent the state from joining the RGGI carbon market next year and the future Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) programme, but directed staff to explore ways to implement the state’s power sector ETS independently.

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