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The Wyoming House of Representatives and Senate is supporting a new joint resolution to phase out EV sales by 2035.

https://gmauthority.com/blog/2023/01/wyoming-seeking-to-phase-out-ev-sales-by-2035/

The new state senate joint resolution (no. SJ0004) is titled “Phasing Out New Electric Vehicle Sales by 2035,” and was introduced last Friday with support from members of the Wyoming House of Representatives and Senate.

The resolution lays out a number of justifications for phasing out EV sales, the most prominent of which is Wyoming’s reliance on oil and gas production. Although Wyoming is the least-populace state in the U.S., it’s also one of the biggest producers of crude oil.

“WHEREAS, the United States has consistently invested in the oil and gas industry to sustain gas-powered vehicles, and that investment has resulted in the continued employment of thousands of people in the oil and gas industry in Wyoming and throughout the country,” the resolution states.

The EV sales resolution goes on to state that Wyoming’s “vast stretches of highway” and lack of EV charging infrastructure make electric vehicles impractical, while adding that widespread EV adoption would necessitate “massive amounts of new power generation in order to sustain the misadventure of electric vehicles.” The resolution states that fossil fuels will be vital for the transportation of goods and people across Wyoming and the U.S. for years to come.

Finally, the resolution states that EV production relies on critical minerals that are vulnerable to disruption, and that EV batteries “are not easily recyclable or disposable,” and thus landfills will require development to safely dispose of a supposed influx of EV battery waste.

Critically, the resolution isn’t an outright ban on EV sales. Rather, it “encourages” Wyoming industry and citizens limit EV sales, with the eventual goal of phasing out new EV sales by 2035.
 

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It's a fake out. The legislation has no regulations or anything it's just a statement by some chuckleheads.

In real WY news.


And for any Rivian Wyomites, here's Wyoming's plan to build out an EV network.
 

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Well looks like the fact that there is a proposed bill is real. I can say with going on 9 years with Teslas in Alaska, which is way more remote, with less charging infrastructure then WY, what they bring up are non-issues.

I think this is political ideology related retaliation (for headlines) in reaction to the states that have passed legislation fazing out ICEs.

I just hope none of our elected get the idea for something similar here in AK…. Although they likely will
 

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Fellas...fellas! They are trolling you. There's nothing in the bill. It doesn't do anything. Meanwhile Wyoming is actually building out massive wind farms that will power WY, UT, CO and AZ and building out an extenisve EV charging network.
 

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Fellas...fellas! They are trolling you. There's nothing in the bill. It doesn't do anything. Meanwhile Wyoming is actually building out massive wind farms that will power WY, UT, CO and AZ and building out an extenisve EV charging network.
No, it is legitimate proposed legislation. Doubt it will pass but a real bill.

 

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No, it is legitimate proposed legislation.
It's a 'sense of the Senate" thing. There's no regulations in it, just a statement by nitwits playing to their MAGA-hat base.

The Wyoming DOT is moving ahead with building a robust EV fast charging infrastructure using the Federal funding plan and the utilities are turning the state into a wind power exporter. In 5 years the state will be mostly wind power for its electric with an electric highway that supports an all EV future.
 

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The Wyoming House of Representatives and Senate is supporting a new joint resolution to phase out EV sales by 2035.

https://gmauthority.com/blog/2023/01/wyoming-seeking-to-phase-out-ev-sales-by-2035/

The new state senate joint resolution (no. SJ0004) is titled “Phasing Out New Electric Vehicle Sales by 2035,” and was introduced last Friday with support from members of the Wyoming House of Representatives and Senate.

The resolution lays out a number of justifications for phasing out EV sales, the most prominent of which is Wyoming’s reliance on oil and gas production. Although Wyoming is the least-populace state in the U.S., it’s also one of the biggest producers of crude oil.

“WHEREAS, the United States has consistently invested in the oil and gas industry to sustain gas-powered vehicles, and that investment has resulted in the continued employment of thousands of people in the oil and gas industry in Wyoming and throughout the country,” the resolution states.

The EV sales resolution goes on to state that Wyoming’s “vast stretches of highway” and lack of EV charging infrastructure make electric vehicles impractical, while adding that widespread EV adoption would necessitate “massive amounts of new power generation in order to sustain the misadventure of electric vehicles.” The resolution states that fossil fuels will be vital for the transportation of goods and people across Wyoming and the U.S. for years to come.

Finally, the resolution states that EV production relies on critical minerals that are vulnerable to disruption, and that EV batteries “are not easily recyclable or disposable,” and thus landfills will require development to safely dispose of a supposed influx of EV battery waste.

Critically, the resolution isn’t an outright ban on EV sales. Rather, it “encourages” Wyoming industry and citizens limit EV sales, with the eventual goal of phasing out new EV sales by 2035.
Proof of no intelligent life exist in Wyoming..
 
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