Oregon has joined a list of more than a dozen states vowing to follow California’s lead in banning sales of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035.
The move comes as California urges residents not to charge their electric vehicles during a heatwave to avoid straining the electric grid.
An Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Advisory Committee is now in the process of creating what it calls “Advanced Clean Cars II Rules,” which will guide the state toward that new goal.
California announced on Aug. 24 that it would begin to phase out gas-powered vehicles beginning in 2026, when 35 percent of all passenger vehicles and light duty trucks sold in the state must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs)….https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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