Major Agreement on Clean Cars Nevada Program Announced

Since Governor Sisolak announced the Clean Cars Nevada initiative in June of 2020, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) has been hard at work developing requirements as part of its Clean Cars Nevada program to expand the availability of electric vehicles, reduce air pollution, and fight climate change. Sixteen other states and the District of Columbia have already adopted or are in the process of adopting clean car programs which, under the Clean Air Act, must be based on California’s requirements. Stakeholders in Nevada, together with the agency, worked for months to resolve key issues, with changes that ultimately provide increased certainty for all parties that the program will be—in practice—neither weaker nor tougher than California’s program as the state phases into the program. The agreement also paves the electric road—so to speak—for organizations to work together on complementary EV programs. 

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