Materials on New Participation

New Jersey

New Jersey is in the process of developing a regulation to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Information related to this process is available on the state's Department of Environmental Protection site, at the link. Additional materials are below.

 

On behalf of the states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), RGGI, Inc. facilitated a webinar meeting on January 31, 2019 to gather stakeholder input on the potential participation of New Jersey in the RGGI market.

Jan. 31, 2019 Meeting Materials

Format Released
Meeting Notification PDF 1.07.19
Meeting Agenda PDF 1.24.19
RGGI States Presentation: Considerations for New Jersey Participation PDF 1.24.19

 

Jan. 31, 2019 Stakeholder Comments Format Released
Center for Resource Solutions Comments PDF 2.14.19
Institute for Policy Integrity Comments PDF 2.14.19
NRDC Comments PDF 2.22.19
Sierra Club Comments PDF 2.14.19

 

In December of 2018, New Jersey released a draft regulation, and the RGGI states shared a statement.

Dec. 17, 2018 Statement Format Released
Statement on Proposed New Jersey Greenhouse Gas Rule PDF 12.17.18

 

Virginia

Virginia is also in the process of developing a regulation to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Information related to this process is available on the state's Department of Environmental Quality site, at the link. Additional materials are below.

 

On May 2, 2019 a Virginia state budget was finalized containing provisions introduced through the state legislature which restrict Virginia from participating in RGGI at this time.

May 6, 2019 Statement Format Released
Statement Regarding Virginia State Budget PDF 5.6.19

 

 

On April 19, 2019 Virginia's Air Pollution Control Board approved a version of Virginia's re-proposed regulation and the RGGI states shared a statement.

Apr. 19, 2019 Statement Format Released
RGGI States Applaud Key Step for Virginia Emissions Trading Regulation PDF 4.19.19


 

 On February 21, 2019, the RGGI states submitted joint comments on Virginia's re-proposed draft regulation.

Feb. 21, 2019 Comments Format Released
Release PDF 2.21.19
Comments PDF 2.21.19

 

Additional Stakeholder Comments Format Released
Sierra Club PDF 4.25.19

 

In September of  2018, Virginia re-proposed an updated draft regulation and the RGGI states shared a statement.

Sept. 27, 2018 Statement Format Released
Statement on Re-Proposed Virginia Greenhouse Gas Rule PDF 9.27.18

 

On April 9, 2018, the RGGI states submitted joint comments on Virginia's first draft regulation.

April. 9, 2018 Comments Format Released
Release PDF 4.9.18
Comments PDF 4.9.18

 

 

On January 26, 2018, RGGI, Inc. facilitated a webinar meeting to gather stakeholder input on the potential participation of Virginia in the RGGI market.

Jan. 26, 2018 Meeting Materials

Format Released
Meeting Notification PDF 1.11.18
Meeting Agenda PDF 1.24.18

REMI Macroeconomic Modeling Results

(previously released in 2017 as part of the program review)

PDF 12.19.17
Virginia Presentation: Proposed Carbon Dioxide Trading Regulation PDF 1.24.18
RGGI States Presentation: Considerations for Virginia Participation PDF 1.24.18

 

Jan. 26, 2018 Stakeholder Comments Format Released
Dallas Burtraw (of Resources for the Future) Comments PDF 2.14.18
Institute for Policy Integrity Comments PDF 2.14.18
Joint Comments (9 Organizations) PDF 2.14.18

 

In November of 2017, Virginia released a draft regulation, and the RGGI states shared a statement.

Nov. 9, 2017 Statement Format Released
Statement on Proposed Virginia Greenhouse Gas Rule PDF 11.9.17