Pressure is mounting in Massachusetts to drop a controversial plan to cut vehicle emissions in the Northeast as Connecticut’s governor and environmental groups say they’re “not giving up” yet.

“Connecticut is not pulling out of (the Transportation Climate Initiative),” said Amy McLean, state director and senior policy advocate at the Acadia Center, which supports the deal. “We are working every angle and not giving up passing TCI this session in Connecticut.”

She said recent statements by the legislative leaders are “misleading in regards to the status of Connecticut’s involvement in TCI” and noted they only have authority to approve the deal, not pull the state out entirely.

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, too, “remains committed to the program and to action on the climate crisis,” according to a spokesman.

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