Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Republicans On House Environmental Committee Urge Disapproval Of Final Carbon Pollution Reduction Reg. For Power Plants [RGGI]

On July 28-- to no one's surprise-- Republicans on the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee voted to send a letter urging the Independent Regulatory Review Commission to disapprove of the final Carbon Pollution Reduction regulation for power plants consistent with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Rep. Pam Snyder (D-Greene) also voted for the letter.

Click Here for a copy of the draft letter.

On July 13, the Environmental Quality Board, which adopts all of DEP’s regulations, voted to approve the final Carbon Pollution Reduction Program regulation by a vote of 15 to 4.  Read more here.

For more information on this regulation, visit DEP’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative webpage.

Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) serves as Majority Chair of the House Environmental Committee and can be contacted by calling 717-783-1707 or sending email to: Rep. Greg Vitali (D-Delaware) serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by calling 717-787-7647 or sending email to:

Related Article:

-- EQB Approves Carbon Pollution Reduction Regulation Covering Power Plants

[Posted: July 28, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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