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MIT study suggests carbon tax could help reduce US deficit, lower other taxes, reduce emissions

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A new report from MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change suggests that a tax on carbon emissions could help raise the money needed to reduce the US deficit, while improving the economy, lowering other taxes and reducing emissions. They found that the tax would raise $1.5

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Your Guide to Electric-Vehicle Charging-Station Tax Credits

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And thanks to a variety of tax credits and incentive programs, the barrier to entry may be lower than you think. On the federal, state and local levels, there are a plethora of tax credits for installing electric-vehicle charging stations. Some type of incentive program is available in 44 states and Washington, D.C. ,

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Mn/DOT assessing potential for mileage-based user fee to replace fuel tax; Battelle conducting technology assessment

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) will recruit 500 people from Wright and Hennepin counties to take part in research to test technology that could someday be used to collect a mileage-based user fee (MBUF) in lieu of a gasoline tax. These funding sources support construction and maintenance of the highway system.

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How Truck Stops and Convenience Stores Can Benefit from Holiday EV Travel

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Two federal programs that would be of interest to truck stop and roadside convenience store owners are the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Tax Credit (also known as the EV charging station tax credit) and the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program (NEVI).

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How to Select the Right Charging Level for Your Parking Facility

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federal government is simplifying the transition to EVs by offering federal tax incentives. These incentives apply to the purchase of new EVs , used EVs, commercial EVs , and also include a business tax credit for the installation of charging stations. Not sure if your business qualifies for one of the federal programs?

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The US Needs 20 Times More EV Charging Stations by 2030… Or Else

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Meanwhile, the Airport Zero Emissions Vehicle and Infrastructure Pilot Program provides funding for purchasing zero-emission vehicles and infrastructure used in airports. The Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit provides eligible businesses with a tax credit up to 30% of the cost of equipment.

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Study details viable pathway to develop sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Pacific Northwest; hydroprocessing of natural oils seen as the most immediate opportunity

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The stakeholders also urge continuing and expanding key programs under the Farm Bill and other federal. programs, and ensuring that aviation fuels and promising feedstocks qualify for incentives detailed in these programs. Ensure support for aviation fuels and promising feedstocks under the Renewable Fuel.