State lawmakers aren’t waiting for a multi-state partnership to put a price on carbon emissions from cars and trucks.
A letter to the governor and the region’s top transit official last month calls for purchasing electric vehicles only by 2030.
The state will invest $14 million into a public-private partnership with a West Coast charging station developer.
Jim Tinjum, a University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering professor, covered about 2,000 kilometers of the Upper Midwest to raise money awareness for solar energy projects.
Massachusetts might be on the verge of becoming the second state to introduce a carbon pricing program aimed at the transportation sector – if lawmakers can agree on how to do it.