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Biden’s lofty EV goals face big barriers as federal funds flow to new chargers

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2023
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Climate Change, Electric Vehicles, Energy
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The Biden administration can’t say how much progress, if any, it is making on a $5 billion federal initiative to build new EV chargers along America’s sprawling interstate highway system, according to several government agencies.

Electric vehicles are a main part of achieving President Biden’s ambitious emission-reduction goals. But the nation’s lack of public charging threatens to hobble the auto industry’s transition away from gas-guzzlers.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in 2021 established the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program known as NEVI. But neither the White House, Department of Energy nor...

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