“RGGI describes itself as a regional market for carbon, but it is really a carbon tax that is fully passed on to ratepayers. It’s a bad deal for Virginians. It’s a bad deal for Virginia businesses. I promised to lower the cost of living in Virginia and this is just the beginning.” — Virginia Governor-elect Glenn Younkin
In Episode 235 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses two news stories for listeners. One regarding incoming Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin announcing his intent to withdraw the Commonwealth from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the other about Biden’s EPA revoking the Trump-era Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR). Tune in!
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