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In order to build the complex system required to achieve True Decommissioning, we must understand the individual parts of the multi-objective optimization problem and how they interact with each other.  We believe the next steps fall into three main areas.

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Engage Stakeholders

Researchers and decision makers must engage stakeholders at the start to understand their needs and barriers to accessing ZE LDV alternatives and decommissioning ICE LDVs.

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Evaluate Costs & Benefits

To make significant and rapid progress toward True Decommissioning, we must better evaluate the economic costs and benefits of removing ICE LDVs.

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Understand Policies

To make True Decommissioning a reality, we need to understand the relevant policies that are currently in place, as well as policy frameworks that can be used for future action.