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Cars await processing at the Port of Richmond, located on San Francisco Bay in California. Richmond handles the most automobile cargo of any port on the San Francisco Bay, processing at least 150,000 vehicles every year. Yesterday, the state of California announced that a statewide ban on the sale of new gasoline-powered cars will be in place by 2035 — part of the state’s efforts to combat global warming amid a record-setting year of wildfires.

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