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Keeping It Green Episode #11: What is RGGI and how does it work?

RGGI is a cap-and-trade program that was established in 2005 by a group of northeastern and mid-Atlantic states, including Connecticut. It was the first regulatory program limiting carbon emissions from power plants in the United States. This episode explains how a cap-and-trade program works, how RGGI was established, which states are involved, and how RGGI works.

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