TAKE ACTION NOW: Stop the Ban on Gasoline-powered Vehicles

Posted on 12-12-2022

TAKE ACTION NOW:

Stop the Ban on Gasoline-powered Vehicles

By David T. Stevenson, Director
Center for Energy & Environmental Policy

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NEWARK, DE (November 11, 2022) — Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Air Quality, has started writing amended regulations to eventually ban new gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles from being registered in the state. You will be forced to buy electric vehicles (EVs), currently averaging $14,000 MORE per vehicle than conventional cars and trucks. The stated legal basis for amending existing regulations is the need to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). However, Delaware already meets the standard by a significant margin. DNREC’s Division of Air Quality will host a series of public hearings to review the DRAFT AMENDED regulations starting Tuesday, November 15. We encourage you to participate and make public comments to stop these regulations and protect your freedom of choice. Please see below for additional dates.

1140- DE Low Emission Vehicle Program- PUBLIC WORKSHOPS IV & V

Division of Air Quality / Natural Resources and Environmental Control

“The purpose of this action is to amend 7 DE Admin. Code 1140, to update the adoption by reference of Californias Advance Clean Car II (ACC II) low emission vehicle and greenhouse gas standards and add the requirements for zero emitting vehicles for model year 2026 and beyond. The ACC II regulations will reduce criteria and greenhouse gas emissions from new light- and medium-duty vehicles beyond the 2025 model year as well as add the new requirements for zero emission vehicles.”


December 13, 2022 06:00 PM
Virtual Meeting – Public Workshop IV

https://publicmeetings.delaware.gov/#/meeting/73431

December 15, 2022 06:00 PM
Virtual Meeting – Public Workshop V

https://publicmeetings.delaware.gov/#/meeting/73432