|Reduce and Cap Carbon Dioxide from Fossil Fuel Fired Electric Power Generating Facilities (Rev. C17)
|Ended on 4/9/2018
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:
Although these comments came to me from the Virginia Climate Action Plan, I read through them and agree completely. I'd only add that widespread climate education should be part of any action plan to address climate change.