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Governor Brown and the State of Electric Cars in California

Chris Clarke highlights the governor's State of the State address and the Charge Ahead California campaign to put a million electric cars on the road.

Published: 23-Jan-2014

Environmentally speaking, there wasn't much new in Governor Brown's State of The State message Wednesday morning. The Governor remains committed to building a high speed rail system. He said that the state's drought meant we needed to keep working on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, as well as restoring and protecting wetlands.

For the most part it was all pretty basic stuff, reaffirming prior policy declarations from the Governor's office. But one issue the governor mentioned has attracted some notice from environmental and clean-tech activists.

The issue? Our famously automobile-dependent state's annual gasoline habit, and the technology that offers to replace it.

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