Canada and California to work together on cleaner transportation

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Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the Chair of the California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols, today signed a new cooperation agreement to advance cleaner vehicles and fuels. The two jurisdictions will also share technical information and best practices in regulating cleaner fuels, as California does today though its Low-Carbon Fuel Standard. Canada is developing a Clean Fuel Standard that will cut emissions by 30 million tonnes in 2030.

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Lightning Hybrids introducing hydraulic hybrid system on walk-in box truck

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The debut will take place during the South Shore Clean Cities annual meeting in Merrillville, Indiana, on 17 February. As fleet owners continue to seek cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles such as hybrids, incentive programs are playing a vital role in supporting this transition. Additional states that offer grants and funding for Lightning Hybrids’ systems include Colorado, Maryland and Massachusetts, among others.

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Lung Association report highlights health and climate costs of petroleum-based transportation and the benefits of shifting to ZEVs

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The report, Clean Air Future: Health and Climate Benefits of Zero Emission Vehicles , was produced by the American Lung Association in California. The answer is to move to passenger vehicles that run on clean, renewable energy, and the Zero Emission Vehicle program that has been adopted by 10 states is key. In addition to California, the ZEV states are Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. Maryland: $2.6

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DOE announces $139M in funding for 55 projects to advance innovative vehicle technologies

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University of Maryland. Clean Fuels Ohio. Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition. Delivering Clean Air in Denver: Propane Trucks and Infrastructure in Mail Delivery Application. East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition. Helping America’s Rural Counties Transition to Cleaner Fuels and Vehicles.

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California state agencies “rolling out carpet” for hydrogen electric vehicles

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“ California is rolling out the carpet for Californians who choose these ultra-clean hydrogen powered electric cars and for the companies that make them ,” said Air Resources Board Chairman Mary D. Making the transition to cleaner, lower polluting near-zero and zero-emission vehicles is a critical component to addressing California’s clean air and climate challenges. efforts among California, New York, Maryland, Connecticut, Oregon, Massachusetts, Vermont.

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Analysis concludes that current transportation policy in most US states will likely worsen GHG emission trends in US

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Only three states—California, Maryland, and New Jersey—landed in the top tier of the scoring methodology, and 12 states fell into tier three, the lowest. Efforts should shift from building highway networks to building other forms of transportation that are cleaner, more efficient, and in high demand. commuting provide a service in addition to information about smarter, cleaner travel choices. Dedicate revenue from GHG fees to fund clean transportation investment.

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Governors of 11 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Agree to Work Together Toward Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fuels; Timeline for Developing a Potential Low Carbon Fuel Standard for Region

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In June 2008, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick sent a letter to the governors of all 10 member states of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) inviting them to work with Massachusetts on developing a Low Carbon Fuel Standard that would apply to the entire region, creating a larger market for cleaner fuels, reducing emissions associated with global climate change, and supporting the development of clean energy technologies.

2009 76

USDOT awarding $55M to support purchase of Low-No buses; electric buses and infrastructure

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Juneau, the Capital City of Alaska, has a clean, renewable source of energy, local hydropower. This project will begin to fulfill Mountain Rides' goal of moving from diesel powered buses to cleaner, cheaper, easier to maintain battery electric buses. Montgomery County, Maryland. Montgomery County, Maryland will receive funds to purchase Proterra 35' E2 battery electric buses, as well as depot chargers, to replace diesel buses.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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I will continue to work with Senators Kerry and Lieberman to produce a new bill that has a new focus that will lead to energy independence, create the jobs that we will need to become a vibrant, viable economy in the 21st century, and a green economy and clean up the air. ”. It covers ten Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont). Perspective by Brian J.

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