President Biden signs executive order on the ‘Climate Crisis’

White House Washington Picture Id186056072 (1)By Madi Hawkins / ASA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden signed today an “Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.”

This executive order is the first step in the Biden administration’s sweeping plans for environmental reform over the next four years.

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Joe Biden

In the order, President Biden reiterates his goal of for a carbon-free electricity sector in the United States by 2035, and stated that Federal, state, local, and Tribal vehicle fleets will be clean and zero-emission going forward.

To read the Executive Order, click here.

Madi HeadshotMadi Hawkins serves as a Legislative Analyst in the Automotive Service Association’s Washington, D.C. office.  She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a major in Public Policy Studies.  Madi is originally from Austin, Texas, where she was born and raised, but now resides in Washington, D.C.