The Northeast is considering a major extension to its emissions program
from Think Progress
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, known as RGGI, is a carbon pricing mechanism that limits emissions and invests in efficiency and low-emission generation. Since it was implemented in 2008, RGGI states have seen a 37 percent decrease in emissions from electricity, while simultaneously decreasing consumer costs. RGGI will also function as a compliance plan for the Clean Power Plan, according to multiple industry sources — if it stays effective. Right now, RGGI is under review .
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