Clean delivery trucks present a powerful chance for New York to confront climate change

After only a few weeks, Gov. Kathy Hochul has experienced first-hand the devastating impacts of climate change. Under her leadership, the state must remain firm in its commitment to act quickly to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions to protect all New Yorkers. And addressing transportation emissions, the nation’s—and the state’s—number one source of greenhouse gas emissions and a major contributor of health-harming pollution, must be prioritized.

Taking diesel trucks off the road is critical to our efforts to slow climate change. Recently, the state took an important step forward to reduce transportation emissions, improve air quality, foster economic growth and protect public health.

The New York Department

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