By Charlotte Pence Bond
Democratic Governor of California Gavin Newsom recently signed a bill that would effectively ban the sale of certain kinds of new common gas-powered machines as soon as 2024, including lawnmowers, leaf blowers, and chain saws.
As reported by The Sacramento Bee:
Assembly Bill 1346 directs the California Air Resources Board to phase out the sale of small off-road engines by 2024 or as soon as feasible, whichever comes later. The new law also directs the board to identify and make available, where feasible, funding for commercial rebates to go toward the purchase of electric equipment.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the legislation “requires all newly sold small-motor equipment primarily used for landscaping to be zero-emission – essentially to be battery-operated or plug-in.”
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