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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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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Tommy Smith

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) where we conducted interviews with Knoxville City Councilmembers about climate and energy issues impacting…

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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…

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Our Transportation Future: Reduce, Clean, Electrify

Transportation policies and investments aimed at stimulating the economy should target three long-term outcomes: reduce the number of vehicle miles driven, clean the electric grid, and electrify transportation.

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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Seema Singh

This is the first in a series of blog posts by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) where we conducted interviews with Knoxville City Councilmembers about climate and energy issues impacting…

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EVs Poised for a Faster Rebound as Global Auto Industry Declines: SACE Response to Wood Mackenzie Claims

Unless we see automakers going back on their planned $300 billion of global EV investments over the next 5-10 years, there is little reason to think the economic crisis will hit EVs…

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Rolling Back Clean Car Standards Will Cost Consumers, Cut Jobs, Increase Pollution, and Thwart Climate Progress

In the midst of a global pandemic, the Trump Administration has rolled back clean car standards designed to save consumers money, reduce transportation pollution, and spur innovative climate solutions. While our nation…