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California car emissions recommendations could apply to Maryland

October 3rd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

California recently passed a bill that would end the sale of all petroleum-based cars by the year 2035. But under the federal Clean Air Act, not only does California set car emissions recommendations for itself, but their proposals also apply to several other states including Maryland. Lt Governor Boyd Rutherford said Maryland will ultimately decide on taking on California's emissions standards, but federal law could change by then. He added that he believes there are more pressing matters to address like the electric grid, as the country pushes more and more towards the use of electric cars…