Chris Herb, president and CEO of the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association, joined John Blair from MTAC at a Nov. 13 press conference. Their goal was to publicly urge Connecticut’s bipartisan Regulation Review Committee to reject the proposal to discontinue the sale of new exclusively gas-powered vehicles by 2035.
From CT News Junkie.
Representatives for fuel sellers and Connecticut’s trucking industry accelerated their opposition Monday to a regulatory proposal to discontinue the sale of new exclusively gas-powered vehicles by 2035, urging a legislative review panel to reject the regulations later this month.
The proposal, which is headed for a Nov. 28 vote of the bipartisan Regulation Review Committee, would phase out the sale of new internal combustion vehicles by 2035 under a state law tying Connecticut’s emissions standards to those of California.
Members of the committee, which is unusual in that it is made up of seven Democrats and seven Republicans, have been under mounting pressure by both proponents and critics of the change as the expected vote draws near.
Read the full article at the CT News Junkie website.