Yes, I really do believe that EVs are better for the environment than ICE vehicles.You actually believe that? Really? The taxpayers of your state should subsidize your vehicle purchase and as for polluting as much I honestly, sincerely, am not so convinced that the environmental impact of the manufacturing of the batteries and subsequent landfilling of them is 'all that environmental'. But I don't know, beyond the recycling program isn't established yet. That is well documented, even on this site.
Also, the voters in my state, through their elected representatives, feel that it is important to reduce our state’s dependence on fossil fuels. Rebates for EV purchases are one program that will help do that, and environmental issues generally enjoy wide support in my state.
Here’s a recent article on this topic from that lefty rag, Forbes:
Are Electric Vehicles Really Better For The Environment?