When You See Something, Say Something: Climate Emergency Alarm Bells Ringing While Local Electeds Pretend Not To Hear

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Today, here in the South Bay of Los Angeles where I live, we have all the dots you’d ever need to connect the crisis level of global warming to the urgent action needed locally. Garcetti called for “a Green New Deal for Los Angeles.”.

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SkyNRG and AEG Fuels deliver sustainable aviation biofuels for Bombardier Business Aircraft demo fleet

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This milestone follows the recent successful biofuel-powered flights of its demonstration aircraft out of Los Angeles International Airport. The Learjet 75 business jet flew from Los Angeles to Wichita, Kansas; the Challenger 350 aircraft flew from Los Angeles to Vancouver, British Columbia; the Challenger 650 business jet flew from Los Angeles to Montreal, Quebec; and the Global 6000 aircraft flew from Los Angeles to Hartford, Connecticut.

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Up to $29M available for public EV chargers in SoCal; SCIP accepting applications

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A rebate project to increase public access to high-powered charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) throughout Southern California launched this week in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. A national nonprofit organization, CSE manages statewide incentive programs for electric vehicles and electrical vehicle charging infrastructure in California, New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts.

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BMW Announces ActiveE Testing For Key Markets, Starts Summer 2011

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drivers in New York, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Boston and Connecticut can look forward to signing up to help BMW test its ActiveE, two years before its MegaCity EV hits the market. As BMW bring to an end the first round of BMW Mini E lease schemes in the U.K,

New York to test and evaluate 5 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE electric buses

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Similar New Flyer buses and charging systems are anticipated to follow in Los Angeles, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Boston in 2018. million people in the 5,000-square-mile area from New York City through Long Island, southeastern New York State, and Connecticut.

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BMW announces second trial of ActiveE electric car

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US cities to benefit from the trials include New York, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacremento, Boston, San Francisco and and parts of Connecticut. BMW has announced the test areas for a second round of trials in the US for its electric vehicle, the BMW ActiveE. The test trials of the vehicle- which is based [.]. BMW 1 series ActiveE trials U.S

BMW to lease ActiveE in USA

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Motorists in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, New York City, Boston and the state of Connecticut will be thrilled that the BMW ActiveE will be made available for lease in those markets later this year. From the autumn, the vehicle will be available for $499 a month for 24months with a down-payment of $2,250. [.]. BMW Electric cars Green cars Latest news BMW Active E electric car BMW ActiveE BMW ActiveE lease

US Hybrid unveils new Class 8 fuel cell port drayage truck for San Pedro Ports

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The truck, which will be operated by Total Transportation Solutions, Inc ( TTSI ), is one of two fuel cell demonstration tractors scheduled for delivery at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. US Hybrid plans to expand its Connecticut production facility via a partnership with China-based Jiangsu Dewei Advanced Materials.

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BMW Announces Markets for US ActiveE Field Trial

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Markets which will participate in the BMW ActiveE ( earlier post ) US field trial when it begins in summer 2011 include the New York metro market; the Greater Los Angeles Are; San Diego; the Greater San Francisco and Sacramento areas; select markets in Connecticut; and Boston.

LA-based SMLC to lead new DOE Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute; ~$800M for 5 new hub competitions

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The winning coalition, headquartered in Los Angeles, California brings together a consortium of nearly 200 partners from across academia, industry, and non-profits to spur advances in smart sensors and digital process controls that can significantly improve the efficiency of US advanced manufacturing. UCLA will lead the California regional center, in partnership with the city of Los Angeles harnessing the ability to tap the largest manufacturing base in the United States.

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

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There are currently 10 operational hydrogen refueling stations in California—the most recent opened in May 2014 on the CSU Los Angeles campus. efforts among California, New York, Maryland, Connecticut, Oregon, Massachusetts, Vermont. “ 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. Nichols.

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Toyota FCV Mirai launches in LA; initial TFCS specs; $57,500 or $499 lease; leaning on Prius analogy

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In addition to the vehicle’s introduction in Japan, Toyota launched the Mirai—a four-door, mid-size fuel cell sedan with performance that fully competes with traditional internal combustion engines—in Los Angeles on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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

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City of Los Angeles, Department of Transportation. The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will receive funding to purchase Proterra 35-foot, battery electric, zero emission buses with a capitalized lease for the electric battery and to install electric charging stations at the Sylmar/San Fernando Valley and Downtown Bus Facilities. Connecticut Department of Transportation.

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BMW bringing 4-cylinder gasoline engines back to the US; more diesels to come

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The first step along this path was the MINI E; the next phase will see the BMW Active E be available for lease in an expanded group of markets including metropolitan areas of New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego as well as the state of Connecticut.

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BMW to partner with Coulomb Technologies in Boston; Coulomb offering new cloud-based service plans, new dual-port charging stations

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The ActiveE will be available for lease in the metropolitan markets of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, New York and Boston as well as the state of Connecticut beginning in Fall 2011. BMW of North America and Coulomb Technologies announced that drivers of the BMW ActiveE all-electric vehicle ( earlier post ) will be able to take advantage of the expansion of the ChargePoint Network into the Boston Metro area.

$112.5M awarded to research consortia studying effects of Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Gulf of Mexico

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Member Institutions: Brigham Young University, Connecticut College, Florida Gulf Coast University, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Louisiana State University, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, University of Maryland, University of Tennessee, Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

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US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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s Connecticut Clean Cities Future Fuels Project. The project will result in the development of approximately 184 liquid propane Autogas refueling stations in the following major metropolitan areas: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Denver, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Dallas, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Seattle, Orlando, San Diego, St. The project will replace 180 diesel drayage trucks at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with LNG trucks.

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BMW ActiveE available for leasing in US in Fall 2011

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The BMW ActiveE ( earlier post ) will be available for lease in the metropolitan markets of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, New York and Boston as well as the state of Connecticut beginning in Fall 2011 for $499 per month for 24 months with a down payment $2,250.

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Connecticut Department of Transportation, Connecticut: $7,000,000. Stationary Fuel Cells and Hybrid Transit Buses Incremental Costs: The purchase of diesel-electric hybrid transit buses and stationary fuel cells for use in the statewide bus system in Connecticut. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, California: $4,466,000.

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