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Senators, EV Backers Redouble Deployment Calls To Tackle Climate Change

December 05, 2018
Two Senate Democrats are re-introducing legislation to create an ambitious national zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) mandate to be overseen by EPA, offering a rebuttal of calls to scrap state ZEV and greenhouse gas rules and joining broader calls from electric vehicle (EV) supporters to hike deployment of the cars to address climate change. The legislation , S.3664 from Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), is being viewed in part as a political response to the Trump administration's proposal...

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