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American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division The 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics © 2009 American Bar Association. All Rights Reserved. Introduction to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Alison E. Bruenjes Introduction The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI, is the first mandatory greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program in the country. RGGI was formed by a coalition of ten Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states seeking to reduce CO2 emissions, which...