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California Air Resources Board Head: All New Cars Should Be Zero-Emission In 2030

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And that's largely due to regulations overseen by the state's Air Resources Board. emissions California California Air Resources Board plug-in cars transportation policyAmong U.S. states, California is by far the most enthusiastic when it comes to electric cars. DON'T MISS: California Approves Aggressive.

Plenty of lithium resources for electric vehicles

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Will there be enough lithium resources to support increased demand from the use of lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles? Their prediction suggests that even with a rapid and widespread adoption of electric vehicles there will be enough resources to support demand until at [.].

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Green Hero: California Air Resources Board

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California Air Resources Board outlines environmental targets

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The California Air Resources Board met in Sacramento late last week and has announced a number of targets aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 and 2035. Tags: Green cars Green credentials Latest news California California Air Resources Board environmental targets greenhouse gas emission targets renewable energy targets

California Air Resources Board offers backing to Obama green plans

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Earlier this week we told you about President Obama’s push for a national policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (see article) – and now his plans have received backing from the California Air Resources Board.

USGS releases first shale-oil and shale-gas resource potential assessment for the Alaska North Slope

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Therefore, this new USGS assessment provides an estimate of potential resources that may be technically viable in this frontier region. Brief

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UW researchers discover major lithium resource in Wyoming; potential integrated brine production/CO2 storage system

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Researchers at the University of Wyoming Carbon Management Institute (CMI) discovered a major new lithium resource near Rock Springs during a geological carbon dioxide storage site characterization project sponsored by the US Department of Energy. By comparison, the lithium reserves at Silver Peak, Nev.—the Brief

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CARB Shows Test Equipment That Found VW Diesel Defeat Device (Video)

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VW settlement with EPA announced over diesel emission scandal (updated)

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emissions EPA VW California Air Resources Board Volkswagen diesel scandalVolkswagen and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said today that they had reached an agreement on a plan to address hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles sold over six years deliberately designed to violate U.S. emission laws.

California Rejects VW Diesel Fix Plan: 'Gaps,' 'Lacks Detail'

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The California Air Resources. EPA TDI VW California Air Resources Board Volkswagen diesel scandalIt seems owners of Volkswagen diesel cars equipped with illegal "defeat device" software will have to wait longer for a recall to update their cars.

California Air Resources Board adds another $25 million to expand clean vehicle rebate program

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) voted to immediately expand the funding and current waiting list for incentive funds that help consumers buy zero-emission and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The move is in response to the growing demand for zero-emission and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles over the past two years. million. Brief

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Ford prepares EV market with online resources

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Ford has launched specially dedicated online resources to help motorists understand electric car technology and adapted to its use. Ford App electric car facebook Focus EV MyFord resource smartphone websiteFurthermore, when drivers finally [.].

Tesla Battery Swapping: Useful Service Or Minimal Effort For Extra Income?

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Elon Musk California California Air Resources Board CARB Tesla Motors plug-in cars EV credits Tesla Motors has been opening its Supercharger DC fast-charging stations at a dizzying pace lately, with 175 U.S. sites operating, and almost two dozen more either in construction or permitted. But Tesla battery swapping? Ah, that''s a different.

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Electric Cars Cut Greenhouse Gases, Energy Use: New EPRI-NRDC Study

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Environmental emissions research Study plug-in cars natural resourcesElectric cars charged on the grid generally have a lower carbon footprint than internal-combustion vehicles--and their wells-to-wheels carbon emissions only shrink as more renewable energy comes online.

Electrification Coalition and FleetAnswers launch partnership to provide electrification resources for commercial fleets

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The Electrification Coalition ( earlier post ) and FleetAnswers have formed a partnership to provide online resources on plug-in electric vehicle deployment to US commercial fleet operators. Resources will include information on best practices in vehicle deployment and case studies from early-adopter companies. Brief

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Alabama, Mississippi to assess oil sands resources in their states

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The State of Alabama has the third largest oil sands resource in the United States, which may extend into the State of Mississippi. Brief

Scenarios For 2030 Zero-Emissions Cars In CA: Hydrogen Or Not?

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Green CARB California California Air Resources Board hydrogen plug-in cars state laws zero emissions With epic smog in the Los Angeles Basin, the state of California has led the nation''s charge to reduce emissions from road vehicles for more than half a century. How the state.

University of Michigan and Ford researchers see plentiful lithium resources for electric vehicles

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report in Journal of Industrial Ecology that even with a rapid and widespread adoption of electric vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries, lithium resources are sufficient to support demand until at least the end of this century. Resources. Researchers from the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Co. —Gruber et al.

Why Electric Cars Are Rare Outside CA: Arcane 'Travel Provision' Rule

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New York California California Air Resources Board CARB plug-in cars Zero Emission Vehicle Connecticut MassachusettsThe sparsity of cars with plugs has been one of the biggest frustrations for Northeastern electric-car shoppers and advocates. And that's despite nine Northeastern states having adopted.

Deadline for regulators, VW to agree on diesel changes extended to April 21

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EPA TDI VW California Air Resources Board regulation Volkswagen diesel scandal"Six months is enough," said Judge Charles Breyer in February, when he imposed a March 24 deadline for regulators and Volkswagen to agree how to modify 580,000 diesel vehicles. Except that it wasn't. DON'T MISS: Judge Tells VW To Find.

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UNEP and partners launch Global Initiative for Resource-Efficient Cities; role of public transport

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners have launched a new initiative that aims to reduce pollution levels, improve resource efficiency and reduce infrastructure costs in cities across the world. The practical steps that cities can take towards resource efficiency are the focus of a new UNEP report. Resources.

New study doubles estimate of BC gas resources

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Location of unconventional resources currently recognized in British Columbia. Resources. Click to enlarge. Alberta. British Columbia.

VW kept earlier Audi emissions issue from regulators

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emissions EPA VW California Air Resources Board Turbochargers Volkswagen diesel scandalLong before use of "defeat device" software in diesel cars was uncovered by independent researchers, Volkswagen withheld information about a potential emissions issue from U.S. regulators.

2016 18

Air Resources Board seeks nominations for 2014 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards

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The California Air Resources Board is accepting applications for the 2014 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards. Resources. The awards are annually bestowed upon scientists, policy makers, community leaders and educators who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of clean air and climate change science, technology and policy.

USGS’ first assessment of shale gas resources in the Utica Shale: 38 trillion cubic feet

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Resources. 2012) Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Ordovician Utica Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province, 2012.

Can VW, agencies meet April 21 diesel-fix deadline? EPA head not sure

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That deadline was already postponed once, but whether VW, the EPA, and the powerful California Air Resources Board can come to an agreement on how to update. EPA TDI VW California Air Resources Board CARB regulation Volkswagen diesel scandal

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California Air Resources Board adopts GHG cap-and-trade program; first auctions slated for Aug/Nov 2012

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The California Air Resources Board on Thursday adopted the final greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions cap-and-trade regulation. Resources. Earlier post.) The program also complements and supports California’s existing efforts to reduce smog-forming and toxic air pollutants and improve energy efficiency in homes and businesses. Nichols.

New EIA report boosts estimates of global recoverable shale oil resources 10-fold to 345 billion barrels

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released a new report that estimates that shale oil and shale gas resources in the United States and in 137 shale formations in 41 other countries represent 10% of the world’s crude oil and 32% of the world’s natural gas technically recoverable resources—i.e., Resources.

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Researchers argue that the optimal use of biomass as a renewable resource is for production of select chemicals, not power, heat or fuels

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Biomass differs from the other renewable resources, they note, since the energy it contains is stored as chemical bonds. Resources. P. N. R.

Rock River Resources to build small refinery and crude-by-rail terminal in Utah

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Houston-based Rock River Resources plans to build a small refinery and terminal for shipping crude by rail in Green River, Utah, with the goal of providing a long-term viable refining option in the region. —Kim Green, a spokeswoman for Rock River Resources. Rock River will build a rail line to link its terminal to Union Pacific.

CA Renewable Hydrogen Rule: Forcing The Carbon Numbers To Work

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hydrogen California Air Resources Board CARB hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy state lawsCalifornia's plan to reduce carbon emissions from transportation anticipates a mix of battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. To ensure that the carbon footprint of.

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US DOI report highlights impacts of climate change on Western water resources

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Resources. Source: DOI. Click to enlarge. Source: DOI. Click to enlarge. Click to enlarge. —Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. million homes.

No Li, Lithium Will Power SUVs

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Hybrid ResourcesWill Your Next SUV have Lithium-ion Batteries? But your next SUV may not. This makes them easier to package in a vehicle.

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No Li, Lithium Will Power SUVs

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Hybrid ResourcesWill Your Next SUV have Lithium-ion Batteries? But your next SUV may not. This makes them easier to package in a vehicle.

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California Air Resources Board releases draft regulations for cap-and-trade program linkage with Québec

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) released proposed regulations to link its cap-and-trade program to Québec’s to form a joint carbon market to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Air Resources Board will consider the proposed regulations at its regular meeting on 28 June 2012. Earlier post.). —ARB Chairman Mary D. Brief

California creates new vehicle category

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Yesterday we told you about the California Air Resources Board granting approval to the Advanced Clean Cars package (see article) – and now we can bring you news about a new vehicle category that has been created as part of the regulation. Green cars Latest news BEV California California Air Resources Board green cars

Comparative genome study finds ancestral fungus may have influenced end of coal formation; potential resource for biofuel production

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Resources. Scanning electron micrograph of wood being decayed by the white rot fungus. Punctularia strigoso-zonata. Why was that? Biofuels.

California proposes Advanced Clean Car package

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The California Air Resources Board has released details of its Advanced Clean Car package of regulations ahead of a meeting to consider adopting the new rules in January, 2012. green cars

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Western Lithium significantly upgrades its Kings Valley Lithium resource in Nevada

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Western Lithium USA Corporation has announced that its 2010 and 2011 drill program has resulted in a significant increase to the project’s resource size. The resource for Stage I is now defined by approximately 200 drill holes that have all intersected lithium bearing clays. The resource estimate was calculated by Timothy J.