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Legislation Watch

Bill Tracker | 07.05.16

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 | 07.05.16

Agility and Hexagon Automotive Products Division to Merge Hexagon Composites’ CNG Automotive Products Division and Agility Fuel Systems are merging to form Agility Fuel Solutions. The new entity combines Agility, a leader in natural gas fuel system solutions for commercial vehicles, with Hexagon’s bus systems business unit and composite cylinder manufacturing operations for medium- and […]

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Industry Events

Industry Events | 07.05.16

Sustainable Transportation Summit | July 11–12, Washington, DC U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and other industry leaders will discuss topics such as deep decarbonization in transportation and net-zero carbon fuels at this summit. CARB Innovative Technology Regulation Public Workshop | July 13, El Monte This workshop will discuss the draft proposed Regulation to Provide Certification […]

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Incentives

Cap-and-Trade Negotiations on Hold as Legislature Passes State Budget Bill

State legislators last week passed a $122.5 billion budget bill for 2016–17, effective July 1. Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign off on the general budget, but negotiations continue on several issues that will be addressed in trailer bills, including how to spend cap-and-trade auction funds and extending AB 32. The governor’s proposal to […]

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State Agencies Address Methane Leaks

In the wake of the massive Aliso Canyon gas leak, which was plugged in February, state regulatory agencies are looking at a variety of ways to prevent future leaks. CARB, the CEC, and the California Public Utilities Commission held a joint symposium June 6–7 on methane emissions from California’s natural gas system. A week later, […]

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News Briefs

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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