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RELEASE: Rep. Long Statement on Clean Car Standards for Minnesota

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Rep. Jamie Long (DFL – Minneapolis) released the following statement after Governor Walz announced that Minnesota will be joining fourteen other states in pursuing Low Emissions Vehicles and Zero Emissions Vehicles standards:

“I applaud Governor Walz for his climate leadership in rejecting the do-nothing Trump Administration path and moving our state forward with cleaner cars on our roads. This action ranks among the most important we can take as a state to ensure we are confronting the climate crisis.”

According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, transportation emissions are the largest category of greenhouse gas pollution in our state.