|Action||Reduce and Cap Carbon Dioxide from Fossil Fuel Fired Electric Power Generating Facilities (Rev. C17)|
|Comment Period||Ended on 4/9/2018|
Good afternoon - I will preface the enclosed comments to say that I have no children - no generartions to foolow that should concern me. But I AM concerned for the planet and the beings that have no voice in this process. I strongly believe that if we do not begin to immediately make every effort to stem the tide of the impending effects of global climate change the next generations will inherit a planet that is filled with issues beyond hman control and with devastating effects.
Climate change poses an increasing threat to Virginians' public health, national security, environment, and economy. Virginia has joined states, cities, and counties across the country that understand all levels of government must act on climate if we are to protect our communities from the worst impacts of climate change.
I support setting the strongest possible standard to cut Virginia emissions from power plants through participation in a carbon market. This is a critically important step toward carbon pollution reductions.
I request that DEQ use its authority to adopt and implement a final standard that:
?Thank you for the opportunity to submit these simple and well used words. At some point you will be held accountable for your actios - or inaction.