Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
In an effort to have New Jersey reinstated to the nation's only cap-and-trade system, two environmental groups, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Environment New Jersey have filed a law suit against the state's Department of Environmental Protection.
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the United States' first market-based regulatory mechanism to reduce carbon emissions, has completed its 12th quarterly carbon credit auction.
In a two-to-one vote the New Hampshire Senate approved a bill designed to maintain the state's involvement in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) says the Senate Finance Committee should use cap and trade revenues to boost renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Union of Concerned Scientists is the leading U.S. science-based non-profit organization working for a healthy environment.