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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

Organization Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Organization Type Government
URL http://www.dem.ri.gov/rggi/index.htm
Geographic Scope Rhode Island
Issue Air Pollution/Quality, Climate Change/GHG Emissions, Pollution Prevention
Sector All, Energy and Energy Services
Type Of Assistance Compliance Assistance, General Information, How-To Guides
Description RGGI is a cooperative effort by Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from large fossil fuel-fired electric power plants to help address climate change. Central to this initiative is the implementation of a multi-state cap-and-trade program with a market-based emissions trading system.

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