Six trucking firms deploy ultra clean near-zero RNG trucks at Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

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Six trucking firms operating in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are deploying trucks powered by Cummins Westport (CWI) near-zero ISX12N engines ( earlier post ), and fueled with Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s

EPA requires trucking companies to reduce air pollution near Los Angeles schools as part of emissions violation settlement

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As part of the settlement, the companies will spend $575,000 on air filtration systems at schools in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. EPA made the announcement at an event at Eastman Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, Calif., EPA was joined by the California Air Resources Board, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, and the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Port of Los Angeles surpasses 2023 pollution reduction targets five years ahead of schedule; NOx down 60% from 2005

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Emissions of NO x , a key component of smog, at the Port of Los Angeles are down 60% compared to 2005 emissions levels. We’re seeing the combined benefits of our ongoing clean air strategies and increased efficiencies across the supply chain.

Port of Los Angeles implementing Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program

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The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners formally approved an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program to take effect 1 July, becoming the first seaport in North America and the Pacific Rim to do so. The Port of Los Angeles developed its ESI with input from the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and other stakeholders. Deploying ships with a Tier II or Tier III engine to the Port of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles cleans up despite rising car numbers

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Despite rising numbers of cars on the road, the levels of dangerous air pollutants are show rapid decline, new data from Los Angeles shows. Latest news air pollution Los Angeles USAThe US’ second biggest city shows that levels of some vehicle-related air pollutants in the city have decreased by about 98 per cent since the 1960s; even though residents there are [.].

My Tesla arrives in Los Angeles!

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My brand new silver all-electric Tesla Roadster sportscar (#23) arrived by truck in Los Angeles yesterday. Shrouded in plastic and tucked into the back of a semi with three other Tesla’s, it waited to be rolled onto the streets of Los Angeles. What sold me was knowing this was speed and a new era of clean domestically powered American automobiles. Final delivery happens at Noon tomorrow in Tesla’s Los Angeles showroom. It’s alive!

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Port of Los Angeles to Evaluate Vision Industries Tyrano Fuel Cell Hybrid Class 8 Trucks

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Vision Industries Class 8 zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell hybrid-electric truck at the Port of Los Angeles. The Port of Los Angeles will be submitting a proposal for funding from the California Energy Commission to help support this project.

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to test new seawater scrubber device to cut vessel emissions

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The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are co-sponsoring a project to test a seawater scrubber system for the first time on a container ship, beginning this spring. Jointly funded by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, TAP has.

Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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Moms like those who started South Bay Flare will lead, and people like those who make up Stand LA will lead and the kids who make up our South Bay Los Angeles 350 Youth Leadership Teams and our friends at the high school environmental clubs.

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Cargotec and Vision Industries to demo hydrogen fuel cell hybrid terminal tractors in Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

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Vision Industries ( earlier post ) and Cargotec USA have agreed to cooperate to complete a zero-emission terminal tractor demonstration project for the Technology Advancement Program (TAP), a clean-air initiative sponsored by the twin Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. There is a growing global demand for clean container movement technologies.

2009 Los Angeles Auto Show: Preview

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But the up-and-comer is the Los Angeles Auto Show, which now occurs in late November or early December and focuses on green cars of all stripes: hybrids, electric cars, clean diesels, even vehicles powered by Only a handful of U.S. auto shows count as important. Detroit, in January, is one; historically, New York in April has been another.

Port of Los Angeles provides AMP Mobile shore-side power to three different cruise lines

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The Port of Los Angeles this month became the first port worldwide to provide Alternative Maritime Power (AMP)—shore-side electric power, also called “cold ironing” (i.e., Using AMP, vessels connect (plug-in) to a clean shore-side electrical power source while docked, enabling them to shut down their diesel-powered auxiliary generators, resulting in a significant reduction in emissions.

Honda unveils Fit EV concept and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle platform at Los Angeles Auto Show

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President and CEO Takanobu Ito unveiled the Fit EV Concept electric vehicle and the platform for a mid-size plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Fit EV concept. Click to enlarge. Honda Motor Co.

Foss’ Green Assist Hybrid Tug Joins Fleet in Long Beach and Los Angeles

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A Foss Maritime Company’ Green Assist hybrid tug ( earlier post ) has joined the Foss fleet for the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, California. The hybrid tug design was awarded the EPA’s Clean Air Excellence Award for Clean Air Technology in 2008.

Los Angeles Harbor Commission Launches 2009 Alternative Fuel Truck Incentive Program with $44.2M

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The Los Angeles Harbor Commission recently approved up to $44.2 million in Port funding toward the 2009 Clean Truck Incentive Program at the Port of Los Angeles. Since the launch of the Clean Truck Program on 1 October 2008, pollution at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex has been reduced by more than 23%, according to the Commission.

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ToxicTown Torrance to Hold Public Forum on Chemical Threat

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Tags: Environmental Politics Sustainability citizen volunteer environment environmental legislation Coalition for Clean Air Congresswoman Jane Harman Diane Moss Erica Kent Greenpeace Los Angeles Community Forum on Toxics Luis Carales United Steel Workers 675

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SCAQMD Approves Funding for 483 Natural Gas Trucks To Replace Diesels for Drayage at Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

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The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Governing Board voted last Friday to approve funding for 483 natural gas-fueled (liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG)) trucks to replace old diesel trucks serving the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. The program supports the Ports’ Clean Air Action Plan, which seeks to replace the fleet of older diesel trucks servicing the Ports with new clean trucks.

Port of Los Angeles May Lower Tariffs on Electric-Car Imports

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In an effort to cut a small amount off the high sticker prices of zero-emission vehicles imported into the United States, the Port of Los Angeles wants to become the first U.S. port to offer reduced tariffs for clean vehicles. The plan, first proposed in May, was approved by the Board of Harbor Commissioners. The discount is still waiting for

Rentech to Supply Up to 1.5M Gallons Per Year of Renewable Synthetic Diesel to Eight Airlines for Ground Service Equipment Operations at Los Angeles International Airport

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million gallons per year of renewable synthetic diesel (RenDiesel) for ground service equipment operations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning in late 2012, when the plant that will produce the fuel is scheduled to go into service. The Rentech Process can also convert syngas from fossil resources into ultra-clean synthetic jet and diesel fuels, specialty waxes and chemicals. Rentech, Inc.

Satellite study suggests California clean air regulations working to reduce PM2.5 emissions in state

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The study demonstrates the success of California’s air pollution control programs, regulations, enforcement efforts and clean-air plans in regions with the greatest air quality challenges: Southern California and the southern Central Valley.

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“I Bring You Greetings From The Lucky Sperm Club…

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Through whom I have been enjoying White Man’s Privilege since 1957… Those were the opening words of my remarks to the California Crossroads audience at the Los Angeles Tour Stop last Tuesday night in South Los Angeles at Holman Methodist Church. .

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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All the more reason you should be going solar and produce your own clean, green energy instead of paying the electric company. But the County of Los Angeles under the leadership of Howard Choy, the Energy Services Manager is stepping up where others have shrunk.

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California Goes To Hell In A Handbasket But Greenius Says AB 811 is Our Route To Green Heaven

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That’s why they have authorized over $7 billion bucks in energy efficiency and clean energy programs for the USA. Looking at that on the local level, here in Los Angeles County, we’ve got 3,400,000 existing housing units for our 10 million people.

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“Drive to Zero” program to fast-track adoption of clean trucks and buses

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Signers and supporters of the Pledge include: Government: City of New York; New York State Energy Research & Development Authority; California Air Resources Board; South Coast Air Quality Management District; Bay Area Air Quality Management District; Los Angeles Department of Transportation; Foothill Transit. Elected Officials: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg; Stockton Mayor Michael D.

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Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

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One of the first folks we met was Chris Pine of the Biodiesel Cooperative of Los Angeles.

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LA Metro to begin charging solo drivers in clean air vehicles in ExpressLanes in effort to reduce increasing congestion

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The Los Angeles Metro Board of Directors approved a plan last week to begin charging solo motorists in designated clean air vehicles (CAVs) a discounted toll to use the ExpressLanes on the 10 and 110 freeways, beginning in late 2018. Under the change, drivers in clean air vehicles without enough passengers to meet HOV occupancy requirements would get a 15% discount on the tolls. The discount for clean air vehicles would continue to apply.

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CARB announces up to $205M in new funding for clean freight transportation; >$400M with partner match

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced up to $205 million in grants for projects designed to accelerate the adoption of clean freight technologies and reduce air pollution caused by the movement of goods throughout the state. The goal of CARB’s Zero and Near Zero Emission Freight Facility program is to support transformative, cost-effective clean technologies that can be adopted by other freight facilities and accelerate the commercialization of these technologies statewide.

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Cleaning Up The Coast – While It’s Still Here

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Tomorrow morning I’m going to walk out my front door and the five minutes down the hill it takes to reach the Torrance beach where Heal the Bay has one of its 60 different clean up sites in the L.A.

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California Energy Commission awards more than $36M to clean transportation projects

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The California Energy Commission awarded more than $24 million in grants today for clean energy freight transportation projects in Los Angeles and Long Beach and more than $12 million for other clean transportation projects. The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and Long Beach Harbor Department received $10 million each and the Los Angeles Harbor Department received $4.5

Hertz plan new CNG fuelling station

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Rental car giant, Hertz has partnered with Clean Energy Fuels Corp to build, operate and supply compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling stations to its Los Angeles Airport facility. In addition to supporting Hertz’s expanding clean-burning CNG airport shuttle bus fleet in Los Angeles, the new CNG fuelling station would have been accessible to the public [.]. Green credentials CNG fuelling station Hertz Los Angeles Airport natural gas rental

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CARB awards $20M in Cap-and-Trade funding to zero-emission transportation technology demos, H2 ferry, BEV locomotive

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Three projects demonstrate zero-emission cargo-handling equipment: Fuel-cell powered top loader with wireless inductive charging at the Port of Los Angeles (Project cost: $8.8 Other projects include: Battery-electric switcher locomotive at the Port of Los Angeles (Cost: $3.8

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That Super Sexy Clean Tech Roundtable, Part II of a Greenius Exclusive

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He’s dealing with the Port of Long Beach which along with its neighbor the Port of Los Angeles are the largest stationary source of air pollution in Southern California.

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UPS enters agreement with Clean Energy Fuels for renewable natural gas (biomethane) in the US

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UPS has entered into an agreement to purchase renewable natural gas (RNG) for its delivery vehicle fleet from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Clean Energy Fuels, co-founded by T. UPS and Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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EPA awarding $4.2M for clean diesel projects in six ports

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million in grant funding for clean diesel projects at six US ports. The grant recipients are the Port of Seattle, the Port of Hueneme, the Port of Tacoma, the Maryland Port Administration, the Virginia Port Authority, and the Port of Los Angeles. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will award $4.2

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LA Metro awards multi-year contract for Clean Energy’s renewable natural gas to fuel CNG fleet

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has awarded Clean Energy a renewable natural gas (RNG) contract to fuel the Metro fleet of transit buses. The deal calls for Clean Energy to provide Metro its Redeem brand of RNG, the first renewable and commercially available vehicle fuel made entirely from 100% organic waste.

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New SoCal tech center to promote alternative fuel & advanced vehicles

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The California Energy Commission has awarded funds to a consortium of Southern California-based organizations led by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) to establish a Southern California Center for Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technology. The Center will serve the counties of Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura.

2014 Mazda Mazda6: VW TDI Models To Get A Clean-Diesel Rival

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Mazda is pushing ahead with its plans to offer a clean-diesel four-cylinder engine that could prove to be a strong rival to the TDI four in some Volkswagen and Audi products. While the 2014 Mazda6 will arrive in its lower-priced form with a 184-horsepower, 2.5-liter version of the four-cylinder engine, the automaker confirmed at the Los Angeles

San Pedro Bay Ports release draft of 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update; $7-$14 billion price tag

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The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach released the draft of their proposed 2017 C lean Air Action Plan (CAAP) Update. The draft 2017 CAAP outlines clean air strategies that seek to address the enormous challenges of reducing harmful emissions from port-related sources: ships, trucks, cargo handling equipment, locomotives and harbor craft.

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LA gets first double-decker electric city bus

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When thinking of Los Angeles, clean air and double-decker buses aren't the first things that come to mind. Yet the city of angels will put the first all-electric double-decker bus into service later this year on the Foothill Transit's Silver Line route (or Silver Streak route, depending on which end you start from).

Urgent: Assemblymember Chris Holden Trying to Kill California’s 100% Renewable Climate Bill, #ChangeTheClimate, #SB100

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SB 100 accelerates the existing renewable energy targets to 60 percent RPS by 2030, and requires retail energy sellers to plan, model, and invest over the next 28 years to reach the 100% clean, zero carbon, and renewable energy target.

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California ARB approves first commercially ready at-berth ship emissions capturing system; alternative to shore power

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Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM) received California Air Resources Board (ARB) approval for the first commercially ready ship emissions capturing system called the Maritime Emissions Treatment System (METS).

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Clean Energy Expands Southern California LNG Truck Fueling Infrastructure

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. plans to expand its existing network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) truck fueling stations in Southern California this year beyond its current two LNG stations located at the Los Angeles/Long Beach ports complex. New or upgraded Clean Energy LNG fueling facilities are planned for strategic points along truck transport routes in the California cities of Los Angeles, Commerce, Industry, Fontana, Riverside, Tulare, Barstow, and Otay Mesa/San Diego.

EPA awards $5M in Clean Diesel Grants to 4 port projects

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $5 million in grant funding for 4 clean diesel projects at ports in California, Oregon, New Jersey and Texas. The DERA grant recipients are: The City of Los Angeles Harbor Department will replace a diesel-powered crane with an all-electric crane that produces zero emissions at the San Pedro Bay.

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