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Wildlife-vehicle collisions focus of California bill Land Line

One bill nearing passage at the California statehouse addresses concern about wildlife and vehicular traffic interactions throughout the state. Senate lawmakers could soon take up for final passage a bill to require the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to work with the California Department of Transportation to establish a wildlife connectivity action plan. The …

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Biden Signs Climate Bill, How Long-Range EVs Work And Defeating Forever Chemicals

This week’s Current Climatewhich every Saturday brings you the latest news about the business of sustainability. Sign up to get it in your inbox every week. The Washington Post via Getty Images Aafter months of negotiations, Tuesday saw President Joe Biden sign into law a sweeping bill related to climate, healthcare and taxes. The bill …

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US says about 20 models will get EV credits through end of 2022 after Biden signs tax-climate bill

The Biden administration said about 20 models will still qualify for electric vehicle tax credits of up to $7,500 through the end of 2022 under the legislation. The law signed Tuesday immediately ends credits for about 70 percent of the 72 models that were previously eligible, said the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, an industry trade …

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Baldwin spotlights infrastructure law, climate bill on visit to Madison factory

Fresh from a marathon weekend in which Senate Democrats moved long-awaited budget legislation to address climate change across the finish line, Sen. Tammy Baldwin paid a visit Tuesday to the place where the rubber meets the road. Or the electrons meet the vehicle. At Franklin Electric, a manufacturing plant on the far southeastern edge of …

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Litchfield to bill insurance companies for cost of sending fire, rescue teams to car crashes

LITCHFIELD — When members of the municipal fire and rescue department respond to car crashes and vehicle fires, the town of Litchfield will now be partially reimbursed for the cost. Residents on Monday authorized the town’s billing agency, Central Maine Cost Recovery, to charge insurance companies as a way to help recover some of the …

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Democrat bill gives $60B for ‘environmental justice’, tax credits for electric cars

After a whirlwind weekend of amendment votes the Senate on Sunday passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a paired-down climate and social spending bill that offers $369 billion for climate and energy funding. The $740 billion bill includes billions in new funding for the clean energy industry, ‘environmental justice,’ the agriculture industry and more. The bill …

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