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News Briefs | 01.17.17

CARB Announces $66 Million Settlement for Automakers’ Clean Air Act Violations CARB has announced a partial California consent decree settling violations of the Clean Air Act by 2009–16 Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche 3-liter diesel vehicles equipped with a defeat device that reduced the effectiveness of the emissions control system. Negotiated by CARB, the EPA, the […]

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News Briefs | 12.19.16

CARB Considers Major Funding Changes for 2017 Carl Moyer Program On Dec. 1, CARB held a public workshop to discuss guidelines and goals for the 2017 Carl Moyer program. Updates include a framework for leveraging funds, a new infrastructure category to support the deployment of cleaner technology, and adjusted cost-effectiveness limits based on the costs […]

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News Briefs | 09.12.16

Governor Signs Historic Climate Change Laws Ten years after California adopted the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32), Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law two new climate change bills that establish the most ambitious greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in North America. SB 32, authored by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), and AB […]

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Fueling Low-NOx Engines with RNG Is the Quickest Path to Cleaner Air, Report Shows

Combining low-NOx engines with RNG may be the ticket to eliminating emissions from California’s public bus system, according to a new draft report from M.J. Bradley & Associates and Ramboll Environ. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Advanced Transit Vehicle Consortium commissioned the Zero Emission Bus Options: Analysis of 2015–2055 Fleet Costs […]

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