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CALIFORNIA’S NATURAL GAS TRUCKS WENT CARBON NEGATIVE IN 2020

by Cummins Inc., Global Power Leader July 22, 2021 — Vehicles in California powered by renewable natural gas (RNG) removed more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they emitted for the first time in 2020, a direct result of the continued drop in carbon intensity of renewable natural gas.  Adoption of RNG in trucks, buses […]

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Informational Hearing Could Precede Further Action on AB 363 (Medina)

After having successfully moved AB 363 (Medina) through the Legislature up to its final policy committee hearing, by clearing all opposition, building a support coalition of over 20 organizations, and experiencing strong legislative support from Members of both Houses, the Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee decided to hold the bill in her committee to […]

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Action Update – Assembly Passes AB 363 (Medina); Bill Advances to the Senate

June 2, 2021 – AB 363 (Medina) has been overwhelmingly approved by the California State Assembly. This CNGVC-sponsored bill received bi-partisan support and was passed by a 64 to 3 vote, well beyond the 41 votes it needed to successfully advance. It now moves to the State Senate for further consideration. The bill originally made […]

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Port of Long Beach Votes to Exempt Natural Gas Vehicles from Clean Truck Fund Rate

Great news out of the Port of Long Beach as its Board of Harbor Commissioners voted to exempt low NOx trucks from the Clean Truck Fund Rate.  The exemption applies to trucks picking up or dropping off loaded containers at the port that use natural gas engines meeting the 0.02 grams of nitrogen oxides per […]

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Action Update – Assembly Transportation Committee Overwhelmingly Approves AB 363

AB 363 (Medina) was passed yesterday by the Assembly Transportation Committee with overwhelming, bipartisan support.  The vote was 12-0 with two Committee Members abstaining and it had a “do pass” recommendation from Chairwoman Laura Friedman.  This is an important step towards improving California’s air quality by achieving near-term emission reductions – a goal that is […]

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SoCalGas Announces Plans to Convert 200 New Field Service Trucks to Run on Renewable Natural Gas

LOS ANGELES – April 22, 2021 – Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it will convert 200 new Ford F-250 service pickup trucks to run on renewable natural gas (RNG) – a renewable form of energy produced from a variety of waste streams. The service trucks will be outfitted with the newest Landi Renzo […]

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