California Eyes Gas Tax To Fund Hydrogen Vehicle Initiative

October 15, 2004
A California panel of experts formed by the governor to advise the state on accelerating the commercialization of hydrogen-power vehicles is expected to recommend a new gasoline tax to pay for the project. The proposal is likely to be controversial but could end up in legislation being developed for introduction next year by the California Environmental Protection Agency. In addition to funding, another key issue being considered to promote widespread use of hydrogen vehicles is standardizing the environmental permitting process...

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