Washington and Massachusetts to follow California's gas car sales ban

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2022
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Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced on Thursday that the state would join California in phasing out new gas and diesel car sales by 2035.

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) that governs motor vehicle emissions for the state adopted new rules that will require 35% of the new cars sold in the state are electric or plug-in hybrids by 2026, with that percentage rising to 68% by 2030 and 100% by 2035.

California has a waiver from the federal government to set its own air quality rules, and other states are allowed to opt...

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