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Assembly Committee Passes Truck Incentives Bill with Amendments

The Assembly Natural Resources Committee passed the California Clean Truck, Bus, and Off-Road Vehicle and Equipment Technology Program (AB 2415) last Monday on an 8–1 vote, after making five amendments. The bill, which provides incentives from 2018 to 2023 for zero- and near-zero-emission heavy-duty trucks, has moved on to the Assembly Appropriations Committee. “Natural gas […]

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CARB Proposes Historic Funding for Low-Carbon Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Recognizing that meeting California’s air quality goals requires converting fleets to zero- and near-zero-emission vehicles, CARB is proposing record funding for heavy-duty trucks in its 2016–17 Low Carbon Transportation and Fuels Investments budget. The discussion draft plan proposes allocating $175 million for zero- and near-zero-emission heavy-duty vehicle projects, including incentives for new low-NOx trucks and buses, […]

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CEC Presents New Funding Plan for AB 118 Biofuels Program

Citing the biofuels industry’s demand for increased capital development and a lack of private investment in production facilities, the CEC is developing a funding structure that rewards the biofuel production projects that demonstrate the greatest cost effectiveness. According to the draft solicitation concept document, “This approach will support the biofuels industry … in moving into […]

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CARB Discusses Moyer Program Updates

CARB reviewed changes to the Carl Moyer Air Quality Standards Attainment Program required by SB 513 and discussed implementation goals in a trio of public workshops March 3–10 around the state. The legislation updates the Moyer program so it continues to contribute to air quality improvement with significant revisions: the program will now allow funding […]

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New Bills Address Emissions, Funding

California legislators have introduced a series of new bills that would fund heavy-duty truck incentives and other low-carbon transportation projects, further reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants, and increase the production of renewable gas, among other initiatives to help the state meet its long-term emissions targets. The most significant bill for Coalition members is likely […]

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News Briefs | 02.29.16

Joint Oversight Hearing Asks CARB for Metrics In a joint oversight hearing on Feb. 22, the Assembly Transportation Committee and Senate Transportation and Housing Committee asked CARB to develop metrics for each of its 50 transportation-related regulatory and incentive programs. Committee members want metrics for each program’s objectives, progress made toward them, costs, and program […]

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