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Anna Vanderspek and Amanda Barker

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Rhode Island Can & Must Phase Out Gas Cars

Posted by Anna Vanderspek and Amanda Barker on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 @ 10:58 AM

Rhode Island has led the nation in the electric sector, with the first offshore wind farm in the country off of Block Island and the groundbreaking law to reach 100% renewable electricity by 2033. Unfortunately, concerning the transportation sector, the state is lagging behind several states. This year, we are advocating for Rhode Island to adopt a key set of regulations coming out of California: the Advanced Clean Cars II (ACCII) standards. 

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Tags: Energy policy & advocacy, Electric vehicles/Transportation, Rhode Island, Phasing out fossil fuels