Government, politics, Salem

Diesel fuel under fire in Oregon legislature

The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley

A bill sponsored by Rep. Karin Power (D-Milwaukie) would prohibit the sale of petroleum diesel fuel for use in any motor vehicle by January 2027, and although no meetings or hearings are scheduled yet by the Joint Committee on Transportation, observers already are making a lot of noise about the bill. 

House Bill 3305 would begin phasing out the sale of petroleum diesel fuel on Jan. 2, 2024, in the . . .

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