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Nonprofit, local leaders urge electric car adoption listen

06/22/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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For many, the Gulf crisis is concrete evidence of the urgent need to change the way America powers itself. And the Tampa Bay area may be taking the lead in becoming electric car-friendly.

The day after dubbed Tampa one of America’s most plug-in ready cities, local leaders met at St. Petersburg’s Tropicana Field to kick off an effort to bring electric cars into the mainstream. The effort is part of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s multi-city Get Ready Campaign. Proje...

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EPA Administrator announces funding for electric vehicles listen

08/05/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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As part of a coordinated action today, President Obama and several members of his cabinet fanned out around the country to make the case that green technologies can help the economy improve. Part of that rebound, they say, will be due to projects being funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

During a rain storm this afternoon in St. Petersburg, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson announced that green technologies are receiv...

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