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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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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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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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Coalition President Discusses NGVs on Charter Local Edition

Sacramento Local Edition host Brad Pomerance recently interviewed Coalition President Thomas Lawson on SB 32, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard, the role of NGVs, and the importance of California’s climate change policies.

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California Needs the LCFS for Cleaner Air and Continued Economic Growth

A significant shift to clean fuels is happening across California, thanks to the state’s landmark climate change programs. In just five years, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard program has helped prevent 16.6 million tons of carbon pollution, reduce petroleum use by 6.6 billion gallons, and save $1.6 million in health costs. But that’s not enough. […]

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New President Outlines Ambitious Agenda for Coalition

Thomas Lawson, former director of legislative affairs for the state attorney general, brings both Sacramento savvy and big ambitions to his new position as president of the California NGV Coalition. In this Q&A, he shares his plans for ensuring that NGVs live up to their potential to drive down emissions and contribute to meeting California’s ambitious […]

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