Swalwell Touts Electric Vehicle Benefits | Regional/CA News


Alameda County — Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) recently highlighted the electric vehicle (EV) benefits of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law at an EV charging station in Hayward.

The legislation, signed into law by President Joe Biden in Nov. 2021, will provide $5 billion nationwide and $384 million in California toward the decarbonization of transportation, which includes the build-out of publicly accessible EV charging stations.

During a Dec. 20 press conference, Swalwell spoke with a sense of urgency about the nation’s climate goals.

“We’re already behind,” he said. “You know, we were out of the Paris Agreement for four years; we had infrastructure (legislation discussions) week every week, but we didn’t have infrastructure bills passed. Now we…

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