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Alabama, Reject Electric Vehicle and Hybrid Taxes

Alabamians, take action! If you drive an electric vehicle (EV) or hybrid, you shouldn’t have to pay $150 - $250 per year for the privilege. Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey has proposed legislation that would raise state fuel taxes including a tax on electric and hybrid vehicles. Tell Gov. Ivey, no new taxes on energy-efficient vehicles!

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Local Leaders Accelerate Electric Transportation

Electrifying a city’s transportation system is a key solution that provides significant climate change and health benefits. The positive economics of transitioning to electric fleets and adopting EV-friendly policy is a business reality that many municipal leaders are getting ahead of. In the age of climate denial at the Federal level, local leaders have the opportunity to play a key role in reducing carbon emissions by adopting EV policies that provide their communities with healthier outcomes for their citizens and the environment while offering economic benefits.

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Rescheduled - Capitol Electric Vehicle Day - Atlanta, GA

EV Day on the Capitol is an opportunity for owners and supporters of electric transportation to urge legislators to support expanded electric transportation throughout Georgia. Join electric vehicle owners and enthusiasts to share information about electric vehicles with legislators on Thursday, March 7th, 2019 from 9 am to 2 pm.

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EVs Make the Link between Clean Power and Reduced CO2

As coal plant retirements continue and the energy sector slowly but surely cleans up its act, the transportation sector has moved into position as the country's primary producer of carbon dioxide, which has some serious implications on our ongoing work to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions.

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Atlanta’s Mercedez-Benz Stadium: The Real MVP of the Super Bowl

How does Atlanta, a city that recently committed to 100% clean energy by 2035, and it’s brand new stadium, Mercedes-Benz, compete on the largest stage of the year when it comes to sustainability? Short answer: Pretty darn good. 

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Beer and Dalmatians, Bob Dylan and Wind Power, Budweiser pulls out all the stops for Super Bowl LIII

Budweiser has already released one of their several Super Bowl ads, touting the company's self-proclaimed commitment to sustainable energy use.

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Miami-Dade Ordinance Seeks to Increase EV Charging Stations

The ordinance will require certain new construction projects to equip 10% of their parking spaces with necessary electrical components to install an EV charging station. Since a high percentage of the costs of installing charging infrastructure stems from retrofitting (excavating, trenching, resurfacing), this will make the installation of charging stations in the future much cheaper. It also directs the creation of a study to further examine the future charging infrastructure needed to support projected electric vehicle growth.

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Plugging into Electric Vehicles in the Tar Heel State

The network of electric vehicle advocates to support electric vehicles in North Carolina is growing and becoming more interconnected! The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy recently became a member of Plug-in NC and advocates are working to get a specialty license plate that would support electric vehicles.

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California Paves the Road for Federal Adoption of Zero-Emission Vehicle Standards

U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) proposed legislation that would put the whole county on a coordinated path toward 100% zero emission vehicles. On November 28, 2018, the pair introduced a bill to the 115th Congress to amend the Clean Air Act to create a nation zero-emission vehicle standard. The Zero-Emission Vehicles Act (ZEVA) would set a comprehensive federal ZEV standard and require at least 50% of all new car sales in America be zero-emission vehicles by 2030.

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Trump Admin Advances Reckless Seismic Airgun Surveys in the Atlantic

Today, the Trump Administration approved harming whales and dolphins as part of the administration’s reckless, out-of-touch “drill-everywhere" plan, which seeks to do the bidding of Big Oil at the expense of coastal residents, economies, and wildlife. Seismic airgun blasting and eventual drilling is economically and environmentally unjustifiable. When the electric vehicle revolution renders Atlantic oil drilling obsolete, it won’t be possible to take back the damage done to our beloved coast.