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February 20, 2024

Washington, DC – News coverage over the weekend reported that the EPA is considering a weakened rule as the agency prepares to release one of its most significant rules to slash climate-disrupting emissions, tightening emission standards for cars across the country.

February 15, 2024

CO – Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with Sierra Club, released a new analysis that finds many popular and widely anticipated electric vehicles (EVs) offer Colorado consumers thousands of dollars in lifetime cost savings.

February 15, 2024

OHIO – Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with Sierra Club, released a new analysis that finds many popular and widely anticipated electric vehicles (EVs) offer Ohio consumers thousands of dollars in lifetime cost savings.

February 12, 2024

Today, Virginia’s adoption of the Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) II Rule was published. This rule, which becomes legally effective on March 13, 2024, requires auto manufacturers to ensure that every new light-duty car sold in the Commonwealth is a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) by 2035.

January 23, 2024

Atlanta, GA - Yesterday, the United States Postal Service (USPS) and White House officials showcased new electric vehicle charging stations at its South Atlanta Sorting and Delivery Center, representative of charging stations that will be installed at hundreds of centers across the country.

January 19, 2024

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Department of Energy (DOE) issued proposed guidance that will allow taxpayers and manufacturers to access the benefits of electric vehicle charging tax incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

January 16, 2024

Washington, DC - Today, more than forty environmental and advocacy groups from around the globe, including Evergreen Action, Sierra Club, Environmental Action Germany, and Public Citizen sent letters to the CEOs of Volvo Group and Daimler Truck calling on them to stop their attempts to hinder clean trucks and clean air progress in the US.

January 12, 2024

Salt Lake City, UT – In a win for west side students, community members, and clean air advocates, this Tuesday, the Guadalupe School was awarded funding for four electric school buses as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investing in America Agenda. The new buses will replace the school’s current diesel fleet, reducing school bus emissions and pollution in the surrounding neighborhoods where t

January 11, 2024

Washington, DC — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a virtual public hearing to collect comments on their proposal to authorize California’s waiver to allow implementation of the Advanced Clean Cars II (ACCII) program. The ACCII standards protect public health, consumers, and the environment by gradually phasing out the sale of new gas cars.

January 8, 2024

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the recipients of the Clean School Bus Program grants. EPA will grant $965 million for 280 school districts to purchase clean school buses.

December 6, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Republicans pushed forward a piece of legislation – H.R. 4468 - that would block the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from finalizing its proposed clean car standards, necessary to protect the environment and public health. 

The final vote passed 221-197. The Biden Administration stated it would veto the legislation if it moves to the White House.

November 15, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC – Today is the two year anniversary of the Biden-Harris administration's Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) being signed into law.