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Bill Tracker | 08.29.16

The Coalition is tracking the following bills and others related to alternative fuels and vehicles throughout the legislative session. Aug. 31, when the Legislature adjourns at midnight, is the last day for each house to pass bills. AB 197 | Author: Garcia In brief: Requires CARB to prioritize emissions reduction projects in disadvantaged, highly polluted […]

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CARB Approves $500 Million Plan; Actual Spending Remains in Doubt

The California Air Resources Board approved a spending plan for $500 million in cap-and-trade auction funds at its June 23 meeting—including $23 million for clean trucks—but not a dime is going out the door until the Legislature and governor agree on a bill that appropriates the money. Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget allocated $500 million to […]

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Clean Fuels Groups Seek More Cap-and-Trade Funds for New Incentive Programs

Clean fuels groups have launched two new campaigns that, combined, ask for more than $300 million in cap-and-trade funds from the 2016–17 state budget. The Cap and Trade Biofuels Initiative is seeking $210 million from the Cap-and-Trade Program’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to create incentives to produce biofuels in California. The Incentives for Clean Heavy-Duty […]

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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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Bill Tracker | 03.28.16

The Coalition is tracking the following bills and others related to alternative fuels and vehicles throughout the legislative session. Note: the California Legislature was in recess March 17–25.   AB 1555 | Author: Gomez In brief: Appropriates $1.7 billion from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund for 2015–16 to fund low-carbon transportation and infrastructure projects; clean-energy […]

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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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