Gas-powered vehicles banned in US states

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Gas-powered vehicles banned in US states

  • California became the first state in the USA to issue a phase-out of gas-powered vehicles in a bid to fight the climate crisis.
  • California will Ban the sale of new gas engine vehicles by 2035 requiring cars to run on electricity or hydrogen
  • 17 other states have already followed California’s lead and adopted its tailpipe emission standards
  • In New York, A Bill was signed  that sets to have all cars and trucks sold in the state be zero emission by 2035
  • In Washington, state lawmakers set a target to phase out the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2030
  • California is uniquely able to set emission standards that are stricter than Federal rules.
  • The Clear Air Act allows California to enforce emissions standards for new motor vehicles through exemptions granted by the US Environmental Protection Agency.