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U.S. House Democrat seeks details on USPS delivery vehicle plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chair of the U.S. House panel overseeing the Postal Service (USPS) asked the agency to turn over details of its plans to buy mostly gas-powered next-generation delivery vehicles.

House Oversight and Reform Committee chair Carolyn Maloney asked Postmaster General Louis DeJoy https://oversight.house.gov/sites/democrats.oversight.house.gov/files/2022-05-11.CBM%20to%20DeJoy-USPS%20re%20Post%20EV%20Hearing%20Follow%20Up.pdf in a letter made public Thursday to turn over documents by May 25 about how it decided to acquire 10,019 EVs as part of the initial $2.98 billion order of 50,000 vehicles from Oshkosh Corp. The panel on Wednesday approved a bill that would require USPS to conduct a new environmental review of the decision.

(Reporting by David Shepardson)

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