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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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Bill Tracker | 03.14.16

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 communities; and community climate improvements, wetland and watershed restoration, and carbon sequestration. Status: Awaiting committee referral. AB 2415 | Author: Garcia In brief: The California Clean Truck, Bus, and […]

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