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New President Outlines Ambitious Agenda for Coalition

Thomas Lawson, former director of legislative affairs for the state attorney general, brings both Sacramento savvy and big ambitions to his new position as president of the California NGV Coalition. In this Q&A, he shares his plans for ensuring that NGVs live up to their potential to drive down emissions and contribute to meeting California’s ambitious […]

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News Briefs

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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Legislation Watch

Bill Tracker | 05.09.16

The Coalition is tracking the following bills and others related to alternative fuels and vehicles throughout the legislative session. 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 […]

Member News

Member News | 05.09.16

Republic Services Adds 40 Trucks to CNG Fleet Republic Services has added 40 new CNG solid waste collection trucks to its fleet in Contra Costa County. The refuse and recycling company now operates 123 NGVs in the County. Nationwide, Republic Services’ fleet includes 2,500 CNG vehicles. IMPCO Automotive Earns Certifications for Bifuel System IMPCO Automotive, […]

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Industry Events

Industry Events | 05.09.16

CEC Business Meeting | May 17, Sacramento The May 18 CEC Business Meeting has been moved to May 17. CARB Board Meeting | May 19–20, Sacramento The public agenda includes the proposed Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Strategy and the Draft California Sustainable Freight Action Plan. CARB Joint Symposium on Methane Emissions | June 6–7, Sacramento […]

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Coalition names Thomas Lawson as new president

The Coalition’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Lawson as president, effective immediately. Lawson, who has spent his career in public policy and advocacy in California, has served in multiple roles at the state government, including most recently as the Director of Legislative Affairs, Department of Justice, Office of the […]

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