For states and jurisdictions interested in learning more about a potential pathway towards RGGI participation, please see the RGGI New State Participation Overview document.
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.
In June 2019, New Jersey released a final regulation, and the RGGI states shared a statement.
|Jun. 17, 2019 Statement||Format||Released|
|Statement on New Jersey Greenhouse Gas Rule||6.17.19|
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
|RGGI States Presentation: Considerations for New Jersey Participation||1.24.19|
|Jan. 31, 2019 Stakeholder Comments||Format||Released|
|Center for Resource Solutions Comments||2.14.19|
|Institute for Policy Integrity Comments||2.14.19|
|Sierra Club Comments||2.14.19|
In December 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||12.17.18|
In May 2019, Virginia published an emissions trading regulation. 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||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||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|
|Additional Stakeholder Comments||Format||Released|
In September 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||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|
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
(previously released in 2017 as part of the program review)
|Virginia Presentation: Proposed Carbon Dioxide Trading Regulation||1.24.18|
|RGGI States Presentation: Considerations for Virginia Participation||1.24.18|
|Jan. 26, 2018 Stakeholder Comments||Format||Released|
|Dallas Burtraw (of Resources for the Future) Comments||2.14.18|
|Institute for Policy Integrity Comments||2.14.18|
|Joint Comments (9 Organizations)||2.14.18|
In November 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||11.9.17|