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News Briefs | 03.13.17

South Coast AQMD amends Air Quality Management Plan to increase demand for near-zero-NOx engines, new EPA leader halts request for methane data from oil and gas producers, and more.

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News Briefs | 02.27.17

Coalition Welcomes New Members Coalition President Thomas Lawson is pleased to welcome three new members to the Coalition: WEH Technologies Inc., CR&R Environmental Services, and Penske Truck Leasing. WEH Technologies, located in Katy, Texas, manufactures a range of CNG refueling products, including nozzles, breakaways, hoses, and filters for dispensers, as well as receptacles and check […]

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News Briefs | 02.13.17

CARB Introduces New Phase 2 GHG Regulations At the Feb. 6 Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Tractor-Trailer Regulations Workshop, CARB staff walked attendees through the proposed California Phase 2 regulations, highlighting several variations from the recently adopted federal Phase 2 GHG emissions standards for medium- and heavy-duty engines and vehicles. The state’s standards differ on credit […]

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News Briefs | 01.30.17

CARB Extends Cap-and-Trade Program in Final 2017 Scoping Plan Update CARB has released its final 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan Update: The Proposed Strategy for Achieving California’s 2030 Greenhouse Gas Target along with a Draft Environmental Analysis. The final plan details what CARB considers to be the most effective ways to continue reducing greenhouse gas […]

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News Briefs | 01.17.17

CARB Announces $66 Million Settlement for Automakers’ Clean Air Act Violations CARB has announced a partial California consent decree settling violations of the Clean Air Act by 2009–16 Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche 3-liter diesel vehicles equipped with a defeat device that reduced the effectiveness of the emissions control system. Negotiated by CARB, the EPA, the […]

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News Briefs | 12.19.16

CARB Considers Major Funding Changes for 2017 Carl Moyer Program On Dec. 1, CARB held a public workshop to discuss guidelines and goals for the 2017 Carl Moyer program. Updates include a framework for leveraging funds, a new infrastructure category to support the deployment of cleaner technology, and adjusted cost-effectiveness limits based on the costs […]

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