Washington state legislator Amy Walen recently introduced House Bill 1868, which would ban gas-powered outdoor power equipment produced after Jan. 1, 2026, according to a Dec. 7 article from the Capital Press. The ban would apply to lawnmowers, chainsaws, leaf blowers, snow blowers and other equipment.

The bill would also "establish temporary sales and use tax relief and a temporary grant program for zero emissions landscaping equipment to accelerate the phase out of super-polluting fossil fuel-powered equipment..."

To read the full bill, click here.

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