15 States Commit To Push For Clean Trucks, Delivery Vehicles
Law360 (July 14, 2020, 5:38 PM EDT) — California, New York and more than a dozen other states on Tuesday committed to making all newly sold medium and heavy-duty vehicles — categories that include big rigs and box trucks — emissions-free by 2050.
The coalition of 15 states and Washington, D.C., signed a voluntary agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector by pushing to make more of the medium and heavy-duty vehicle fleet electric. Their first goal is to make 30% of the medium and heavy-duty vehicle fleet zero-emission by 2030, according to the announcement.
The agreement calls for a task force to develop a plan…