Responding To California Wildfires, Newsom Signs Broad Climate Order

September 23, 2020
In his bid to fight climate change amid devastating wildfires, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has signed a broad executive order (EO) setting a goal that all new passenger vehicles sold in the state starting in 2035 have zero emissions, asking the Legislature to stop issuing hydraulic fracturing permits by 2024, and boosting clean energy sources. “This is the most impactful step our state can take to fight climate change,” said Newsom said in a Sept. 23 press release. “For...

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