During five plus years of operations, RGGI has helped Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States achieve significant reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other dangerous pollutants from the electric power sector. At the same time the program has generated significant economic benefits in the region.

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    Connecticut Leadership Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Letter

    Twenty three business, environmental, consumer, public health, agricultural, and academic organizations wrote to encourage Governor Malloy to show bold leadership by utilizing the effective Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to put Connecticut on a path to achieving the state’s Global Warming Solutions Act (Public Act 08-98) requirements, both by strengthening the existing program and by pursuing steps to add the transportation sector to RGGI.

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    Clean Energy Investments at Stake in Connecticut

    Connecticut's General Assembly has proposed taking $20 million of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) revenue away from clean energy investments. Acadia Center looked into what that would mean for the state and found, among other things, that it would cost consumers approximately $60 million.

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    National Grid is proposing significant distribution rate increases and two major changes to rate design in Massachusetts that would
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