Sale Of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Against Law In One Maryland County
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. – The Montgomery County Council voted to pass a new law that bans companies from selling gas-powered leaf blowers. This law goes into effect on July 1, 2024.

On July 1, 2025, it will be illegal in the county to use gas-powered leaf blowers. The council says it’s all in an effort to address environmental, noise and health issues.

The law includes a program that will offer rebates to businesses and residents who buy electric leaf blowers to replace their gas-powered blowers. This comes just two years after Washington, D.C., banned the sale and usage of gas-powered leaf blowers.

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  1. I think we are becoming a communist country with this global warming. You won’t be able to go to the bathroom before long unless you capture the gas you expel. How much pollution is put in the air every time we send a rocket into outer space. Or race cars running on tracks. I think we should make all auto mobiles hybrids which will increase milage and reduce emissions. Ethanol in gas has proven it reduces milage which in turn requires you to use more gas to get where you’re going which means more pollution.

  2. They need to outlaw all volcanoes. Just one eruption and Mother Nature spews more harmful crap than all the automobiles, trucks and planes
    combined, have, since the beginning of their use.
    But nobody talks about the real truth, just twisted self serving statistics.

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