Latest / News•Oct 05, 2021
RGGI Centers Environmental Justice in 3rd Program Review
Advocates say 70% of program investments should go to overburdened communities
Environmental justice is taking center stage in the latest Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) program review now underway.
Justice and equity considerations were among the topics that RGGI sought input on during a public engagement session for the program’s third review since its launch in 2009.
While RGGI has delivered many benefits, such as clean air and energy savings, “the program falls short when it comes to ensuring that those benefits are equitably delivered,” Jordan Stutt, carbon programs director at Acadia Center, said during the session.
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