6 states adopt new rules that will make the trucking industry greener
Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and Washington have recently followed California in adopting a new rule requiring more commercial trucks to be zero-emission beginning in 2025.
This rule means more truck manufacturers will have to make cleaner vehicles with the aim of reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution.
Patricio Portillo, a transportation analyst at the Natural Resources Defense Council, explains more.
This article was originally published on WBUR.org.
Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.