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News Briefs | 06.20.16

Coalition Seeks Applicants for New Environmental Justice Advisory Committee The CNGVC voted at its spring board meeting to create an environmental justice advisory committee. The committee will help the Coalition align its work on legislation and regulatory actions with efforts to reduce pollution in disadvantaged communities, particularly communities of color, along California’s transportation corridors and […]

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News Briefs | 06.06.16

Coalition Seeks Applicants for New Environmental Justice Advisory Committee The CNGVC voted at its spring board meeting to create an environmental justice advisory committee. The committee will help the Coalition align its work on legislation and regulatory actions with efforts to reduce pollution in disadvantaged communities, particularly communities of color, along California’s transportation corridors and […]

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News Briefs | 05.23.16

South Coast AQMD Approves $52 Million for Clean Trucks The South Coast Air Quality Management District has awarded almost $52 million to the agency’s Goods Movement Program under California’s Prop. 1B. More than $26 million will pay for several hundred natural gas–fueled low-NOx trucks, including 263 powered by the super-low-NOx ISL G Near Zero engine […]

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News Briefs | 05.09.16

State Agencies Release Draft California Sustainable Freight Action Plan Several state agencies, including the California State Transportation Agency, CalEPA, CARB, and the CEC, have jointly released a discussion draft of the California Sustainable Freight Action Plan. The draft Action Plan identifies objectives for reducing pollution from the state’s freight system while improving efficiency and increasing […]

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News Briefs | 04.25.16

CARB Releases Plan for Slashing Short-Lived Climate Pollutants CARB has released a new draft of its strategy for cutting short-lived climate pollutants. Designed to once again put California in the lead, the strategy lays out regulations and incentives to reduce total methane emissions 40 percent and fluorinated gases and black carbon emissions 50 percent by […]

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News Briefs | 04.11.16

South Coast AQMD Will Petition U.S. EPA for Stricter Standards The South Coast Air Quality Management District board voted March 4 to petition the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for stricter emission standards for heavy-duty trucks. The SCAQMD will ask the federal government to adopt a near-zero emission standard for trucks, similar to the one that […]

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