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Virginia lawmakers adopt clean car standards

February 23, 2021

The grassroots environmental organization Sierra Club is espousing the benefits of the Virginia legislature passing a measure adopting clean car standards, joining 14 other states and the District of Columbia.

HB 1965 directs the State Air Pollution Control Board to implement a low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program for motor vehicles with a model year of 2025 and later. The legislation was supported by a coalition that included environmental and environmental justice advocates, health professionals, businesses, and auto dealers.

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