Author page: Scott Lauermann

ConservAmerica Report Highlights Importance of Policy Neutrality in Decarbonizing Transportation Sector

WASHINGTON, DC – A new ConservAmerica review of existing scientific research of the various options available for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector urges policymakers to take into account the full emissions lifecycle of those technologies before setting policy in a rapidly developing market. The report, Slow Down: The Case for Technology Neutral Transportation Policy, looks at…

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New Study: Utility Customers on the Hook for EV Infrastructure Investments

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA – The Energy Marketers of America released a study today focused on the costs of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to support policy-driven increases in the number of EVs on U.S. roads. Specifically, this study finds that a rapid buildout of an EV charging infrastructure, looking just at new distribution and transmission investments to support EVs making up…

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New Study: Gas Car Ban Would Have Disproportionate Impact on U.S. Biofuels & Ag

WASHINGTON (Oct. 27, 2020) – Today, the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA), a member of the Transportation Fairness Alliance, released a new study that analyzes the impacts of increased electric vehicle penetration on U.S. biofuels, agriculture and the economy. Proposals to ban internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 and 2050 served as the economic models for the study, along with a…

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