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August 8, 2013 at 12:09 PM

Study: Washington state the second-cleanest place to drive electric cars

A nonprofit group focused on climate change issued a research report Thursday that sheds light on some common misgivings about electric cars.  First, would the environmental damage of generating the electricity make a plug-in car dirtier than a car that uses gasoline?  And second, would the carbon emitted in making the battery cancel the carbon savings…

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