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Banning trucks running on diesel, natural gas is reckless

There is an axiom: Don’t let “the perfect” get in the way of the good! That is important to remember when it comes to improving our air quality.

While climate activists want to banish all fossil fuels to control greenhouse gas (GHG), it is not possible today without epic disruption to our economy, supply chains, jobs, and quality of life.

Simply, getting to “zero emission” cannot happen by government edicts. It takes innovation driven by the private sector.

For example, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) ruled trucking companies transporting goods between the state’s seaports and distri...


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