Gov. Pritzker Urged To Join Memorandum Of Understanding On Truck Electrification

NW Natural: Hyliion Equipped Low-Emission CNG/Hybrid Truck Powerfully and Effectively Carries Heavy Payloads
NW Natural truck loan program and Hyliion teamed up to make this Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-electric hybrid Cascadia day cab tractor available to fleet operators seeking low-emission, cost-saving alternatives to diesel. Business Wire / AP Photo
NW Natural: Hyliion Equipped Low-Emission CNG/Hybrid Truck Powerfully and Effectively Carries Heavy Payloads
NW Natural truck loan program and Hyliion teamed up to make this Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-electric hybrid Cascadia day cab tractor available to fleet operators seeking low-emission, cost-saving alternatives to diesel. Business Wire / AP Photo

Gov. Pritzker Urged To Join Memorandum Of Understanding On Truck Electrification

Fifteen states and Washington DC signed onto a memorandum of understanding to accelerate efforts for the electrification of trucks and significantly cut carbon emissions.

Reset talks with experts and a community activist about how the effort will cut the current disproportionate number of deaths of people who live in marginalized communities.

GUESTS: Karen Weigert, executive vice president at Slipstream; former chief sustainability officer, city of Chicago

Kim Wasserman, executive director at Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

Brian Urbaszewski, director of environmental health programs at Respiratory Health Association