Senate Democrats Float Steps For Biden To Electrify Federal Auto Fleet

February 17, 2021
Over a dozen Senate Democrats, including key appropriators, are detailing steps the Biden administration should take to boost federal procurement of electric vehicles (EVs), including accounting for avoided climate damages from such purchases and reworking a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) vehicle fleet plan. The suggestions in a Feb. 12 letter led by Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) come as President Joe Biden has already signaled plans to align the federal procurement system with his climate change goals, though there are numerous...

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