A city in California has voted to ban the construction of new gas stations, with far-left “green” activists hoping that this will be the beginning of a new broader trend, according to Axios.
In the city of Petaluma, California, the city council voted unanimously to proceed with a resolution that would permanently ban the construction and implementation of new gas stations. The final vote on the matter will take place next Monday. Among the proposed ban’s requirements are further restrictions on the 16 existing gas stations in the city, including forbidding them from adding new pumps.
The Democratic council member who introduced the resolution, D’Lynda Fischer, said that “the goal here is to move away from fossil fuels, and to make it easy and possible to do that.” The resolution is supported by a far-left environmental group called Stand.earth. Read more…