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Coalition Holds Lobby Day, Debuts Awards for NGV Champions

Coalition board members met with 25 key California legislators and honored a trio of NGV industry champions during its Legislative Lobby Day and first annual awards presentation, held May 10–11 in Sacramento.

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News Briefs

News Briefs | 04.10.17

Coalition hosts natural gas port trucks workshop, rollback of climate change rules is mixed blessing, CARB hires first environmental justice liaison, and more.

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Legislation Watch

Legislation Watch | 03.13.17

The Coalition is tracking the following bills and others that affect the alternative fuels and vehicles industry throughout the legislative session. Spring recess will begin April 6.

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Coalition Board Approves Legislative Agenda and 2017 Priorities

The Coalition’s board of directors has approved a plan to ramp up political engagement with state legislators and propose new alternative-fuel vehicle legislation that will improve NGVs’ cost-competitiveness and ensure that vehicle funding targets cleaning up the biggest sources of pollution. “Our goal for 2017 is to ensure long-term opportunities for the industry as we […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs | 10.10.16

Congress Considers Bills to Boost NGVs U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) last month introduced the Natural Gas Truck Parity Act of 2016, which would encourage the use of NGVs nationwide. The bill amends the IRS Code of 1986 to reduce by 35 percent the federal excise tax imposed on the sale of heavy-duty trucks. The […]

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Coalition President Testifies in Favor of AB 197

Coalition President Thomas Lawson testified before the Assembly in favor of AB 197, which creates a legislative committee on climate change policies that will help guide CARB as the agency determines how to spend its funds to cut emissions.

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