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    RALEIGH: Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statement today on President Biden's clean cars and trucks standards announcement:

    "I applaud the Biden-Harris Administration's efforts to strengthen car and truck standards and propel the transition to zero-emission vehicles. Moving to cleaner vehicles will create jobs, save consumers money and strengthen our economy, all while reducing harmful air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. I issued Executive Order 80 in 2018 that sets an ambitious goal of increasing zero-emission vehicles in our state, and I'm glad to work in coordination with President Biden on this objective."


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( October 29th, 2021 @ 8:03 pm )
 
Cooper is little more than a flunky of the Climate-Industrial Complex and will parrot whatever their narrative happens to be. Electric cars are in fact dangerous. GM recalled every Chevy Bolt that has been built because of their propensity to have their lithium batteries spontaneously combust. They advised customers who choose to keep their cars to park them at least 50 feet from any occupied building or any other car. Teslas are also known to spontaneously combust but don't expect them to do any recalls on that as it would kill their whole business. Lithium smoke is highly toxic and every injury from a Chevy Bolt fire has been from breathing the smoke of the lithium battery fire. Every time you board an aircraft, you are asked if you are carrying any lithium batteries, as they are not allowed on planes due to the nature of even small lithium batteries to spontaneously combust. A passenger plane went down in the Florida Everglades some years ago, killing all aboard, when lithium batteries carried as cargo spontaneously combusted in flight. So why would we want a very big lithium battery parked beside our house or in our garage? Let Comrade Cooper park one by his house (his private house that is; I would hate to see the governor's mansion go up in flames).



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