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California City Bans Construction of Gas Stations on Climate Fears

No more petrol?!

The world is always changing, for better or for worse.  This is the way that our very existence works, and, sometimes, things move a little quicker than we would have hoped.

This is why we often lament the “good old days”, and fondly reminisce on all the things that we used to have.

The automotive industry certainly understands the losses we face through the mere passage of times, as they’ve been forced time and again to completely change their trajectory based on the external forces of the world at large.

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Now, on the precipice of a future in which electric cars are the predominant piece of the automotive landscape, one city in California is shoving these good old days out the door with a swiftness.

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Petaluma, California, has voted to outlaw new gas stations, the first of what climate activists hope will be numerous cities and counties to do so.

Why it matters: Expect more such ordinances, particularly in liberal towns. Grassroots groups are popping up with the mission of spreading this type of ban and forcing pollution cleanups at existing gas stations.

The movement aims to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles.

“This is not a ban on the existing gas stations, which are providing all the gas currently needed,” Matt Krogh, U.S. oil and gas campaign director for the environmental group Stand.earth, tells Axios.

“The problem with allowing new gas stations is we don’t really need them and they’re putting existing gas stations out of business.”

And this is just the beginning.

There are several grassroots organizations pushing for similar measures to be enacted throughout California, and America at large.

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