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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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2/17/19  10:46 am
Commenter: Lance

Support Proposed Rule to Cap CO2 emissions
 

As a long time resident in Virginia and a member of the medical field, I wanted to offer my support for the proposed rule to cap and reduce CO2 emissions here in the commonwealth of Virginia. The collateral costs of continuing down our current path of emissions, from coastal sea level rise, the effect of air pollution on the health of residents in the commonwealth, and the overall effects of climate change on our planet, necessitate a change in course. Although this is one step in many, it is an important step that I feel Virginia must take to do its part in the fight against human fueled climate change. It is my hope that as the state moves forward, that we will continue to institute policies and investments into sustainable industries that will both secure our economic as well as environmental future.