Shapiro Advisors Endorse Emissions Curbs to Fight Climate Change but Don’t Embrace RGGI Membership

Members of the governor’s secretive group were split between joining the 12-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a possible “cap-and-invest” collaborative with 13 states served by PJM, the nation’s largest grid operator.

After meeting for months in secrecy, Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro’s working group on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative on Friday endorsed participation in a “cap-and-invest” process to reduce utilities’ greenhouse gas emissions but stopped short of endorsing membership in RGGI.