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Coalition President Testifies in Favor of AB 197

Coalition President Thomas Lawson testified before the Assembly in favor of AB 197, which creates a legislative committee on climate change policies that will help guide CARB as the agency determines how to spend its funds to cut emissions.

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Coalition President Discusses NGVs on Charter Local Edition

Sacramento Local Edition host Brad Pomerance recently interviewed Coalition President Thomas Lawson on SB 32, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard, the role of NGVs, and the importance of California’s climate change policies.

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California Needs the LCFS for Cleaner Air and Continued Economic Growth

A significant shift to clean fuels is happening across California, thanks to the state’s landmark climate change programs. In just five years, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard program has helped prevent 16.6 million tons of carbon pollution, reduce petroleum use by 6.6 billion gallons, and save $1.6 million in health costs. But that’s not enough. […]

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New President Outlines Ambitious Agenda for Coalition

Thomas Lawson, former director of legislative affairs for the state attorney general, brings both Sacramento savvy and big ambitions to his new position as president of the California NGV Coalition. In this Q&A, he shares his plans for ensuring that NGVs live up to their potential to drive down emissions and contribute to meeting California’s ambitious […]

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Coalition names Thomas Lawson as new president

The Coalition’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Lawson as president, effective immediately. Lawson, who has spent his career in public policy and advocacy in California, has served in multiple roles at the state government, including most recently as the Director of Legislative Affairs, Department of Justice, Office of the […]

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Coalition Seeks New President

The Coalition is searching for a new president. The position offers the opportunity to lead a motivated and effective trade association actively engaged in California’s public policy debate about the future of transportation. The president works closely with executives from member companies—all leaders in natural gas transportation—and with legislators and regulators to develop policies that […]

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