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July 23, 2024
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RGGI Centers Environmental Justice in 3rd Program Review
Advocate Says 70% of Program Investments Should Go to Overburdened Communities
The 11 participating RGGI states are considering an update that would potentially change the emissions cap that the program puts on fossil fuel electricity generation units like this one in Massachusetts.
The 11 participating RGGI states are considering an update that would potentially change the emissions cap that the program puts on fossil fuel electricity generation units like this one in Massachusetts. | Fletcher6, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Phelps Turner with Conservation Law Foundation Maine says RGGI should allocate at least 70% of program investments to overburdened communities.
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