Public RGGI Comment Period Closes Following Substantial Public Support

  • January 15, 2021

On January 14th, 2021, the formal public comment period for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) came to a close. Tens of thousands of people provided input during the 69-day comment period — overwhelmingly in support of Pennsylvania’s plan to join RGGI.

The DEP also held ten virtual public hearings in which nearly 500 speakers from across Pennsylvania to testify. More than 95% of these approved of the proposal.

12 of KEEA’s members and associated businesses submitted comments encouraging the DEP to swiftly implement a RGGI ruling that prioritizes investments in energy efficiency.