MUNICH, GERMANY - MARCH 23:  In this photo illustration a man refuels his car on March 23, 2010 in Munich, Germany.  German President Horst Koehler said higher petrol prices could help make Germans become more environmentally conscious.  (Photo Illustration by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Petaluma has become the first in the US to ban the construction of new gas stations

This ban is going to limit the number of gas stations and prevent new ones being built. It is a first on a national level pushes our reliance on fossil fuels even further away.

Matt Krogh from the environmental nonprofit Stand. earth said, “It’s a really important sign of things to come where, because we haven’t seen sufficient action at a state or federal level, cities have an opportunity to do the right thing and make sure we are planning a transition from a carbon economy to a clean energy economy,”

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