Posts Tagged Department of Environmental Quality

Virginia Accepting Public Comment on Cap and Trade Plan


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Virginia is forging ahead with a carbon cap and trade program, the first of its kind for the state. Regulators are now taking public comment and the final meeting is in Richmond Monday. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Virginia Water Board Certifies Mountain Valley Pipeline

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A crowd listens during the start of a meeting of the State Water Control Board in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (Credit: AP Photo / Steve Helber)

After two full days of public hearings, Virginia’s State Water Control Board has given its stamp of approval on the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The pipeline is slated to carry natural gas, running 300 miles through southwest Virginia. Mallory Noe-Payne has details.

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Virginia Approves Carbon Cap and Trade Plan

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Virginia is one step closer to implementing a cap and trade program. Regulators in Richmond Thursday gave the preliminary stamp of approval on a plan to reduce carbon emissions. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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