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Leadership Group Applauds Governor Newsom for his Executive Order on Clean Transportation 

San Jose, CA, September 23, 2020: Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an Executive Order accelerating the state’s deployment of zero-emission vehicles by 2035. 

“The Silicon Valley Leadership Group applauds Governor Newsom for his leadership on climate.  The transportation sector accounts for almost fifty percent of our state’s climate pollution.  California must invest in and modernize its transportation systems, support local manufacturing job growth, and improve local air quality.  By embracing clean transportation technologies, instead of fossil fuels, we can help California meet its economic, clean air, and climate goals, and help advance the state’s progress toward a low-carbon future.”

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About the Silicon Valley Leadership Group:
The Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 340 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including education, energy, environment, equity, health, housing, tax policies, tech and innovation and transportation. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit svlg.org.

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