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Economics could keep Virginia in RGGI

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Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin has announced that he will undo part of Virginia’s Clean Energy Act – pulling us out of an 11-state partnership designed to lower pollution from coal and gas-burning power plants. Environmentalists may challenge his right to do that, and as Sandy Hausman reports, there’s an economic argument that could keep the Commonwealth from leaving the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

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Virginia Set to Lower Carbon Emissions

StateSeal00Virginia regulators have made environmental history Friday, making the Commonwealth the first southern state to take drastic moves to lower carbon emissions by joining a regional cap and trade program. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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