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CARB Appoints New Board Members

Diane Takvorian and former senator Dean Florez were recently sworn in as CARB’s two newest board members. The two were added under provisions of AB 1288, which directs the Senate Rules Committee and the Speaker of the Assembly to each appoint one member to the state board who works with communities affected by high levels […]

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Industry Events

Industry Events | 02.29.16

Green Truck Summit & Work Truck Show | March 1–4, Indianapolis Educational sessions include alternative fuel technology trends for work trucks, the future of NGVs, maintaining CNG stations, and finding success with sustainable technologies. Register here. CARB Workshops on Proposed Moyer Changes | March 3, Diamond Bar; March 8, Fresno; March 10, Sacramento Changes to […]

Incentives | News Briefs | Regulation

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 […]

Market news | Member News | RNG

News Briefs | 02.15.16

Love’s Travel Stops Buys Trillium CNG Love’s Travel Stops has agreed to buy Trillium CNG for an undisclosed amount. William Zobel, vice president of market development and strategy at Trillium, called the acquisition a “game changer for the industry” that will be good for both companies and their customers. “The timing is right for a […]

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CEC Sets Research Budget, Priorities

The CEC plans to spend $3.5 million this year on transportation-related natural gas research projects, out of a $24 million budget for all natural gas research initiatives. The transportation funding will go toward projects that develop cost-effective on-board CNG storage and new medium- and heavy-duty natural gas engine technologies. These investments should further work on […]

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Freight Action Plan Moves Forward

Staff from California’s transportation, air, energy, and conservation agencies are moving forward on developing the Sustainable Freight Action Plan, which is due on Gov. Jerry  Brown’s desk in July. In a series of public workshops wrapping up Feb. 5, agency staff reviewed targets for improving goods-movement efficiency and proposals for transitioning to zero- and near-zero-emission […]

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