Carbon Emissions

Trump Plan Shifts Clean Power Debate to States

Aug 27, 2018
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President Trump’s new proposal to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan has sparked a debate in the Commonwealth about the state’s energy future.

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Virginia is forging ahead with a carbon cap and trade program, the first of its kind for the state. Regulators are now taking public comment and the final meeting is in Richmond Monday.

Virginia Approves Carbon Cap and Trade Plan

Nov 16, 2017
Steve Helber / AP

 

 

Virginia is one step closer to implementing a cap and trade program. Regulators in Richmond Thursday gave the preliminary stamp of approval on a plan to reduce carbon emissions.