Port of Hoodsport considers hosting electric vehicle charging stations
October 21, 2021
Port of Hoodsport commissioners heard about the transportation electrification movement when Tonia Buell of the state Department of Transportation gave a briefing on grant money for installing electric vehicle charging stations.
Buell, who addressed the port during the commissioners’ Oct. 13 meeting on Zoom, said the Electrify America organization was created as a result of the Volkswagen Clean Air Act Civil Settlement of 2017. Buell said $2 billion is going to Electrify America, with $800 million required to be invested in California, with the remaining $1.2 billion for the remainder of...