Virginia Clean Economy Act Appears Safe for Now

Director Cliona Robb presented at this year’s Southeast Renewable Energy Conference and was subsequently featured in an article* on the potential for changes to Virginia’s Clean Economy Act resulting from the November 2 election.

“The numbers that really matter are not the governor, not lieutenant governor, not the House numbers, but it’s the Senate Commerce and Labor [Committee], where the composition is 12 Democrats and three Republicans,” said Cliona Mary Robb, director of law firm ThompsonMcMullan and chair of the Virginia Renewable Energy Alliance. “I would posit to you that … any massive overhaul legislation is not going to get through that roadblock.”

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