Morning Brief: Carper embraces banning gas-powered cars by 2035

May 3, 2021
Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Chairman Tom Carper (D-DE) is urging EPA to embrace California’s vehicles greenhouse gas deal with automakers for the agency’s near-term federal GHG rules, but then issue a much more ambitious standard that phases out autos with internal combustion engines by 2035. The Associated Press reports on a letter Carper sent April 29 to EPA in which he argues that ambitious GHG standards from the agency would spur domestic manufacturing of electric vehicles (EV)...

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