News | clean trucks
The legislature passed California’s multibillion-dollar transportation bill, SB 1, with a provision that blocks rules requiring truck owners to upgrade or purchase cleaner models. It is likely to make it more difficult for port operators to move to ultralow-emission fleets.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently challenged advocates and stakeholders working with the San Pedro Bay ports to find ways to accelerate the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) and get the dirtiest trucks off our roads in the next few years. The Coalition has answered that call with a plan that supports the mayor’s Clean Truck Program […]
CARB Introduces New Phase 2 GHG Regulations At the Feb. 6 Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Tractor-Trailer Regulations Workshop, CARB staff walked attendees through the proposed California Phase 2 regulations, highlighting several variations from the recently adopted federal Phase 2 GHG emissions standards for medium- and heavy-duty engines and vehicles. The state’s standards differ on credit […]
Demand for Cap-and-Trade Allowances Recovers After two disappointing quarterly auctions, demand for greenhouse gas emission credits from California’s cap-and-trade program has rebounded. At the quarterly auction held Nov. 15, 88 percent of the available credits were purchased, according to state officials. Almost 77 million of the 87 million current-vintage allowances (available for compliance in 2016 […]
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