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Monday, February 28, 2011

Revenge ON the EV - Oregon Wants to Tax the Ride : TreeHugger

Revenge ON the EV - Oregon Wants to Tax the Ride : TreeHugger: "Discovering EVs was, for many of us interested in sustainable transportation, like falling in love with the wrong person. First that honeymoon period when the new love could do no wrong - no fossil fuels! reduced carbon footprint! energy independence! - then the uncertainty and doubt - EVs will make us build more coal plants? - and finally the realization that this new electric vehicle love wasn't perfect.

The same remorse and disappointment some of us experienced when the EV honeymoon ended is spreading to the regulatory world, as cash-poor states begin to grok that electric vehicles don't participate in the road-repair revenue gathering known as the gas tax."

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