Even after an expected veto, Republicans in Virginia’s General Assembly will have leverage to shape RGGI effort.
The state is preparing to send two teams to a national collegiate wind turbine competition next year.
A bill awaiting the governor’s signature would create a state authority to win grants and other research funding.
By issuing a pair of vetoes Thursday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam sent a message to the legislature and beyond that he is intent on sticking with an aggressive carbon-cutting agenda.
Property owners in the pipeline’s path are relieved by recent delays that offer hope they might stop the project.