Overhauled Delivery Route Plan Could Lead USPS To Boost EV Purchases

June 2, 2022
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is pledging to supplement its controversial environmental review of its plan to update its mail truck fleet with mostly conventional vehicles, asserting a separate overhaul of the agency’s delivery operations could allow it to increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) it will purchase. Democratic-led states, environmental groups and a labor union have filed suit over USPS’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of the vehicle procurement plan, arguing it contained several flawed assumptions regarding...

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