The saga of Pennsylvania trying to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is stretching into a fifth year.
Gov. Shapiro isn’t committing to Pennsylvania joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, but wants to maintain executive authority in light of a recent court ruling.
Commonwealth Court said the Department of Environmental Protection did not have the constitutional authority to collect revenue from the program.
Supporters and opponents of RGGI had different takeaways from the working group’s memo.
The money could have been put toward addressing climate change in the state by boosting clean energy programs.
The Shapiro Administration says the budget accounts for RGGI should it be allowed to move forward.