Emissions reduction

Virginia may ditch a regional carbon cap-and-invest program

RGGI has helped boost climate resilience and cut emissions in the state, but its Republican governor wants to leave the program. Activists aren’t sure he can.

Katie Myers  . 

Protestors with signs supporting RGGI are gathered outside the department of environmental quality
Advocates support RGGI at the Department of Environmental Quality office in Dale City, Virginia. (Jordan Seurattan/Virginia Conservation Network)