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Bill Tracker | 08.29.16

The Coalition is tracking the following bills and others related to alternative fuels and vehicles throughout the legislative session. Aug. 31, when the Legislature adjourns at midnight, is the last day for each house to pass bills. AB 197 | Author: Garcia In brief: Requires CARB to prioritize emissions reduction projects in disadvantaged, highly polluted […]

Member News

Member News | 08.29.16

Trillium Plans Largest U.S. CNG Station in Texas Trillium CNG, now a unit of Love’s Travel Stops, will add a new CNG system to a private San Antonio, Texas, fueling station operated by VIA Metropolitan Transit. With the capacity to support 500 new 40-foot CNG buses, it will be the largest CNG station in the […]

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Industry Events

Industry Events | 08.29.16

CARB SIP Workshop | Sept. 1, Sacramento CARB will discuss the Proposed 2016 State Strategy for the State Implementation Plan and proposed control measures to achieve emission reductions from mobile sources, fuels, and consumer products. NGVAmerica Industry Summit | Sept. 7–9, Denver For NGVAmerica’s 29th annual meeting, the format returns to an executive-style summit where […]

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Regulation

CDFA Proposes Contentious Quality-Control Regulations for NGV Fuels

None of the utility companies, clean fuel providers, and other natural gas industry stakeholders spoke in favor of proposed quality-control regulations at an Aug. 11 California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) hearing. The CDFA wants to mandate the amount of methane in NGV fuels and impose labeling requirements to ensure a minimum level of […]

Regulation

Diesel Gallon Equivalent Approved as Natural Gas Method of Sale

After a three-year effort led by NGVAmerica, the National Conference on Weights and Measures has approved the diesel gallon equivalent (dge) standard as an official unit of sale for natural gas vehicle fuels. Until now, there has been no uniform and easily recognized standard for LNG sold to heavy-duty truck operators making the switch to […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs | 08.15.16

Santa Monica Hears Near-Zero NOx Proposal The city of Santa Monica is considering a $7 million, five-year proposal to install Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emission engines on 60 of its public transit buses. The new engines would allow the city’s Big Blue Bus system to cut NOx emissions by an estimated 51 […]

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