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LA wants to get rid of a quarter of its smog before the 2028 Olympics

LA Officials and private group leaders gather to celebrate a new plan to electrify LA transportation.
LA Officials and private group leaders gather to celebrate a new plan to electrify LA transportation.
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Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday asking California to rely 100% on electric energy by 2045. Los Angeles answered the next day with an ambitious goal of its own. The city plans to get there by electrifying both public and private transportation.