Virginia EJ groups assail climate bill as governor removes final RGGI hurdle

Published 18:33 on April 27, 2020  /  Last updated at 03:05 on April 28, 2020  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Virginia environmental justice (EJ) organisations have labelled a recently-passed climate bill inadequate despite it setting a 100% carbon-free power sector goal and allowing the state to join the RGGI ETS, while Governor Ralph Northam (D) removed the final hurdle to link with the US Northeast cap-and-trade programme next year.

Virginia environmental justice (EJ) organisations have labelled a recently-passed climate bill inadequate despite it setting a 100% carbon-free power sector goal and allowing the state to join the RGGI ETS, while Governor Ralph Northam (D) removed the final hurdle to link with the US Northeast cap-and-trade programme next year.

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