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States are cleared to begin construction on a network of EV charging stations, covering a combined 75,000 miles of highway.

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—All 50 states’ electric vehicle charging plans have been approved by the U.S. Transportation Department, reports CNBC. The plans, which also include Washington, D.C.’s, and Puerto Rico’s, cover about 75,000 miles of highway.

“We have approved plans for all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia to help ensure that Americans in every part of the country—from the largest cities to the most rural communities—can be positioned to unlock the savings and benefits of electric vehicles,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said in a statement.

States are cleared to begin construction on a network of electric vehicle charging stations, and they now have access to the $5 billion allocated to states for building EV chargers.

In February, the Biden Administration released an EV charging infrastructure plan that said states must install an EV charger every 50 miles and must be located no more than one mile off of high-use corridors, mostly interstates.

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Source: www.convenience.org