Talk about playing with dynamite. California representative Zoe Lofgren (pictured) has introduced a bill that would impose a tax on any vehicle imported into the state or manufactured within that was not flex-fuel capable. States Lofgren, "My bill would be a step to help combat climate change and promote energy independence by encouraging the development and distribution of alternatively fueled
Monies from such a tax would be distributed to independent gas station
owners to install alternative fuel pumps and equipment. While the concept sounds interesting, we at AutoblogGreen
can see a tough fight in the California legislature. We'll be closely monitoring House Resolution 5959, though; surprises are almost the norm in the Golden State.
[Source: Waste News]