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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.

Coalition news | Regulation

Coalition’s ACT Now Plan Answers the Call for Bold Ideas to Clean Up SoCal Ports

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 […]

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Incentives

Coalition Seeks Higher Incentives for Low-NOx NGV Engines

The Coalition has asked CARB to increase the incentive amounts for low-NOx NGV engines in this year’s approved Low Carbon Transportation Spending Plan, and to make more significant changes in next year’s plan. Coalition President Thomas Lawson proposed the changes during a Feb. 10 CARB meeting to discuss the 2016­­–17 Low Carbon Transportation Spending Plan, […]

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Technology

Near-Zero Natural Gas Engine Exceeds EPA Standard, UC Report Says

Heavy-duty vehicles equipped with the 8.9-liter Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero natural gas engine exceeded EPA certification standards during a full range of duty cycles, according to a new report by the University of California, Riverside’s College of Engineering—Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT). The CE-CERT study shows that the recently introduced ultralow-NOx […]

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Regulation

SoCal Ports Support Near-Zero-NOx Engines in Clean Air Action Plan Update

The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach held a joint community workshop to get feedback on the draft update to their Clean Air Action Plan.

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Coalition news

New Year’s Review—2016 Successes and 2017 Opportunities

The Coalition heads into 2017 with great momentum from a big legislative year and a real opportunity to grow and strengthen the NGV industry in 2017.

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