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VW settlement funds spark string of North Carolina electrification projects

This blog was written by Michelle Allen, Political Affairs Program Coordinator for the Environmental Defense Fund. It originally appeared on the EDF blog, Energy Exchange, on July 30, 2020 and is reprinted…

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North Carolina Joins the Largest-Ever State Partnership to Slash Vehicle Pollution

This week, fifteen states plus DC have committed to achieving 100% tailpipe pollution-free electric trucks and buses by 2050. These states account for 35% of the nations' medium and heavy-duty fleets, making…

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EVs are Here, Plug In Now: Elmer and Other FUD

This blog post is the first in a new series by SACE Volunteer Dave Erb intended to dispel some of the mis- and disinformation which dominate the public discourse about electric vehicles…

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Electric Vehicles Will Kick Gas

As the world reels from the public health impacts of the pandemic and economic uncertainty looms large, stories about an impending electric vehicle market crash provide click-bait, little more. It is no…

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Driving on Sunshine in a Time of Social Distancing

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Driving on Sunshine campaign and Electrify the South have paused in-person events out of an abundance of caution, but we’ve been searching for ways to…

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs Essential State Infrastructure Bill Into Law

This past week Florida Governor DeSantis signed the Essential State Infrastructure Bill into law. This landmark EV Roadmap legislation will create a master plan for DC fast-charging infrastructure along the interstate corridor…

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Electric Vehicles, Emissions and Fuel Economy

The dramatic reduction in transportation-related pollution we are witnessing, especially in urban areas, really drives home the magnitude of our collective vehicle pollution. This heightened awareness of the problem makes us better…

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Before Rolling Back Clean Car Standards EPA Staff Warned Trump Administration About Serious Flaws in New Rule

New evidence has surfaced showing that the Trump Administration ignored warnings from EPA staff who were sidelined after warning that the revised car standards had serious flaws.

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Electric Vehicle Municipal Policy Toolkit, One-Year in the Rearview Mirror

Local municipalities around the country are recognizing the advantages of electric vehicles (EVs) for their fleets and many have started transitioning them. This past year, SACE has been successfully engaging and empowering…

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Can Electric Vehicles Replace New Offshore Drilling?

Ten years ago today, hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil were gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from BP’s Macondo oil well, following the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig’s catastrophic and…