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States Spend Millions to Develop Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Program

April 19, 2005

SACRAMENTO, CA – California, Florida, and New York are looking to reduce air pollution and battle rising gas prices by planning to spend millions of dollars in the next five years to test electric automobiles powered by hydrogen fuel cells, according to USA Today. The states may also plan to build a network of hydrogen fueling stations.In Florida, Gov. Jeb Bush's administration is promoting state legislation to commit $15 million for hydrogen fuel projects. In California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is using $90 million in state and private funds to build 200 hydrogen fueling stations by 2010. Gov. George Pataki in New York said the state would lease two hydrogen fuel-cell cars made by Honda. He has committed $1.4 million to fund the use of fuel-cell cars.

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