Downing: Wyoming Legislature's proposed ban of electric vehicles is theater - with a message - Must Read Alaska
By SUZANNE DOWNING The state with the smallest population in the country has made a biggie-sized statement on electric vehicles. A handful of lawmakers are saying, “Keep your electric vehicles in California, thanks.” In the Wyoming State Senate, a resolution to phase out and ban electric vehicle...
"Also last year, the capital city of Alaska decided to buy an all-electric bus. The bus never was able to go the distance and is considered by some to be a boondoggle in this small city that has some of the mildest winter weather in Alaska.
Juneau’s electric bus was promoted as capable of going 210 miles before needing a charge, enough to get through a 10-hour shift. But even in the mild summer weather – in the 50s and 60s — it only made it 170 miles. In winter, the bus could not even go 100 miles without needing more juice."
FYI: The Wyoming ban didn't pass.