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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
Air Pollution Control Board
chapter
Regulation for Emissions Trading [9 VAC 5 ‑ 140]
Action Reduce and Cap Carbon Dioxide from Fossil Fuel Fired Electric Power Generating Facilities (Rev. C17)
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 3/6/2019
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2/6/19  2:38 pm
Commenter: Marcia Geyer

Support
 

I strongly support the current version of the revised rule as it is now written, and ask that the Air Control Board approve the rule without any further changes.  I support the lower cap in the revised rule.

Capping the emissions of Virginia's electricity sector is an important part of standing with the rest of the world to limit climate change.  If humanity does't limit our collective emissions from fossil fuels, nothing else will matter very much in a few generations because we will be dying off as a species. 

It is fortunate that there is a regional trading group we can trade with, RGGI, that successfully facilitates this objective.