Jennifer A. Kingson of Axios reports that cities are starting to ban new gas stations.
- Petaluma, California’s city council, in a move that may become more common in liberal cities, has voted to permanently ban new gas stations.
- Bans such as these limit consumer choice and create an over-dependence on China, which is the majority provider of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles.
- Rather than imposing overbearing government regulations, governments should trust in the power and innovation of the free market to lower emissions.
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