Great Reporting @LATimes But Your Headline Writer Spun The Story In Favor Of Fossil Fuel Companies & More Climate Destruction. That’s All Most People Will Read #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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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 Emissions Engines Natural Gas Ports and Marine

CARB preliminarily awards Port of Los Angeles $41M to launch zero-emissions hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric freight project; total cost $83M

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $41 million to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) for the Zero-Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) project. The initiative will help reduce emissions by 465 metric tons of greenhouse gas and 0.72 weighted tons of NO x , Reactive Organic Gas (ROG) and PM 10.

@LATimes Rightly Places @Sammy_Roth Piece About Historic Shutdown Of Dirty Fossil Fuel Gas Plants On Front Page – BUT Blows The Photo Layout #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Prototype Mack heavy-duty plug-in hybrid truck part of e-Highway demo near Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

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The demo was conducted near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as part of a project with Siemens and sponsored by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).

My Tesla arrives in Los Angeles!

Revenge of the Electric Car

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. A day when Detroit’s gas car companies are improbably fighting for their lives. Final delivery happens at Noon tomorrow in Tesla’s Los Angeles showroom. It’s alive! It’s alive!

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Los Angeles gains Ford CNG taxis

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Los Angeles now has a fleet of low emission, compressed natural gas (CNG) Ford Transit Connect taxis to help the city upheld its State’s reputation for environmental consideration. Ford CNG Connect taxi Los Angeles TransitThe first of ten yellow cabs have now been delivered to the Californian city, with a further 40 set to be put into service by 2012. Ordered [.].

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.

California Energy Commission awards more than $575,000 to support CNG school buses in Los Angeles area

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The California Energy Commission approved $578,261 to projects that will boost the number of CNG-fueled buses in two school districts in Southern California by providing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure. The award recipients are: Los Angeles Unified School District will receive $300,000 to install 30 single compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling units at the newly constructed San Julian Bus Lot.

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Toyota Shows Teaser Pictures

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Yesterday, with just one week to go before the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota released a few teaser pictures of the much-anticipated love-child of Toyota and Tesla - and told us when it will be unveiled. The Toyota 2013 RAV4 Electric Vehicle is based upon Toyota’s popular compact crossover SUV gas-guzzler, but has an electric soul.

Los Angeles Building Out New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Key Transit Locations

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The California Energy Commission recently announced EV Connect, a provider of electric vehicle infrastructure solutions and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting a pilot program to assess the integration of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) into the transportation network and consumer behavior and ridership patterns.

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Toyota Shows Teaser Picutres

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Yesterday, with just one week to go before the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota released a few teaser pictures of the much-anticipated love-child of Toyota and Tesla - and told us when it will be unveiled. The Toyota 2013 RAV4 Electric Vehicle is based upon Toyota’s popular compact crossover SUV gas-guzzler, but has an electric soul.

Los Angeles takes steps to transition out of coal-fired power earlier than required by state law

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The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has taken steps to transition out of the use of coal-fired electricity earlier than mandated by California state law. Today, the Board directed staff to develop the final transaction agreement, which is expected to be approved by both parties later this summer, with consideration by the Los Angeles City Council thereafter. The emissions cap is set at the level of an efficient, combined cycle natural gas power plant.

Los Angeles Mayor Announces Southern California Regional Plug-in Electric Vehicle Plan

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Loas Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the Southern California Regional Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Plan, a collaboration between cities, utilities, automakers and others in the Southern California region who will work actively to support the region and build the necessary infrastructure for the commercial launch of electric vehicles, which is scheduled for Fall 2010. Implementing a streamlined process for the installation of home charging units in the City of Los Angeles.

2013 Toyota RAV4 To Debut At Los Angeles Auto Show

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Pre-dating the modern trend for downsizing, its compact body and 2.0-liter engine gave it significantly better gas mileage than many SUVs--and an electric version in 1997 took that even further. Since its launch in 1996, the Toyota RAV4 has always been a greener option for those wanting all-wheel drive.

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. The 2009 incentives will be used to help bring trucks into service at the Port that run on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), or lithium-ion battery electric power.

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@MayorOfLA Is Ready! Garcetti Comes Out Gunning For Gas – Scattergood, Haynes & Harbor Power Plants To Stop Shoving Pollution Down Citizens Throats, Calls For Shutdown Of Aliso Canyon. #MerchantsOfDoubt In Fossil Fuel Industry Argue For More Climate Destruction

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At 9am on Tuesday morning this week I stood with Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti, members of the L.A. Only two days earlier I had been at a meeting to plan our response and action if Garcetti were to choose to repower the plants to burn more gas for the next 30-40 years.

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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. million gasoline gallon equivalents of natural gas fuel per year once fully deployed.

LAPD's unused electric cars gather dust sitting in garage, but why?

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Anyone who remembers the epic, metallic-tasting, technicolor smog in the Los Angeles Basin found into the 1990s understands why air quality matters there. While the worst of the uncontrolled tailpipe emissions have now been greatly reduced, and the air is cleaner, the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide is now the major concern. Los Angeles police Police car plug-in cars range anxiety Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) fleet

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Jaguar I-Pace electric concept at LA Auto Show: video walkaround

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The future of Jaguar arrives next year, in the shape of this gas-free SUV. Los Angeles Auto Show Videos Future Cars plug-in cars I-PaceElectric vehicles are hardly a new concept any more, but they've largely been the province of Nissan and Tesla.

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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-SilvaGas biomass gasification process can convert multiple biomass feedstocks into synthesis gas (syngas) for production of renewable fuels and power. Rentech, Inc.

BREAKING NEWS: Hermosa Beach To Become Carbon Neutral City! Acting Locally, Thinking Globally

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Ever since the Copenhagen climate treaty talks ended in impotence two months ago there hasn’t been a single ounce of positive news on the international scene about our chances of cutting the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and getting CO2 levels back down to the safe 350 ppm zone. As the Creative Greenius and organizer of the South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action Group that’s just unacceptable to me.

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Greenius Says The Congresswoman Gets It. Harman Calls Lack of Bold or Binding Agreement to Cap GHG Emissions in Copenhagen, “Stunning.”

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I continue to look to my district for inspiration, where Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance and Los Angeles have signed the U.S.

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Greenius Calls For Nationalizing Oil & Gas Industry & Seizing Their Assets As Sierra Club Applauds

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On Sunday, May 5, 2019 the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club held their annual Awards Banquet and presented a special conservation award to Joe Galliani, declaring-. This effort eventually led to the formation of the Los Angeles County Clean Power Alliance.

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Honda natural gas car named Green Car of the Year

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Honda’s natural gas driven Civic has been named Green Car of the Year by the Green Car Journal at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week. Announced last night during one of the show’s opening press days, the winning Civic natural gas car beat competition from five other finalists including electric and hybrid models; Ford [.]. Honda Civic green car of the year Los Angeles natural gas

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SoCalGas to offer renewable natural gas at its fueling stations for the first time

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Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) will soon begin using renewable natural gas for the first time at the 25 utility-owned natural gas vehicle fueling stations across its service territory, as well as at six fueling stations in the San Diego area.

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New SoCalGas truck loan program for fleets interested in switching from diesel to near-zero natural gas trucks

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Southern California Gas Co. The program allows qualified fleet owners the opportunity to try out the latest in heavy-duty natural gas truck technology by test-driving a 12L near-zero truck. CWI natural gas engines have met the 2010 EPA standard for particulate matter (0.01

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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Mark Greninger, the Geographic Information Officer for Los Angeles County got me very excited with his presentation following mine because he’s the guy responsible for the new, knock-your-socks off L.A.

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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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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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Where We’ve Been, Where We’re At & Where We’re Going

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It’s my great honor to have written this update on our South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action Group for the 350.org site where you will find it cross posted and currently on their homepage. It’s exactly two weeks to the day since we surprised a whole lot of folks with an Amazing Waving Human Tide Line on our South Bay Los Angeles beach that stretched much further than any of us could see from the start of the line at the Manhattan Beach Pier.

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Toyota, Kenworth, POLA and CARB unveil next-gen heavy-duty fuel-cell truck; ZANZEFF

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Toyota, Kenworth, the Port of Los Angeles and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unveiled the first of Toyota and Kenworth’s jointly developed fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks during a special event held at the Port of Los Angeles.

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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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Greenius Drinks L.A. Times’ Milkshake On Global Warming

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“ Really, Los Angeles Times? It sounds like you’re saying that only “some&# scientists think weaning us off coal is the single most crucial thing we must do to cut the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving us to a climate catastrophe. It sounds like the Los Angeles Times is telling us there is still a viable debate on this subject.

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California Autobahn: Bill proposes to cut emissions by adding fast lanes

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In the wake of the debate over California’s complicated, delayed, and over-budget Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail project, a bill introduced to the California State Senate last week comes up with a simpler solution: just add more freeway lanes, and get rid of the speed limit entirely in those new lanes. emissions California greenhouse gas

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

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The projects are part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy and improving public health and the environment—particularly in disadvantaged communities.

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L.A. Auto Show Recap, 2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car, 2015 Ford F-150 Gas Mileage: Today's Car News

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To start off the week, we''re recapping last week''s Los Angeles Auto Show news in our Week in Reverse feature. We''ve also got a video preview of the 2016 Toyota Mirai fuel-cell sedan, and gas-mileage figures for the 2015 Ford F-150. Catch up on all of last week''s Los Angeles Auto Show news with our Week in All this and more on Green Car Reports.

UCR study finds ultra-low emission natural gas bus exceeds federal and state NOx standards; as low as 0.0007g/bhp-hr

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A study by the University of California, Riverside College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) found that a Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Agency (Metro) bus equipped with an ultra-low emission natural gas engine performs significantly cleaner than its certification standards across all duty cycles. And when these buses are fueled with renewable natural gas, the greenhouse gas reductions are even greater.

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Natural-Gas Vehicles: Honda, Chevy Are 'Neglected Stepchild' Among Green Cars

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As an article in The Los Angeles Times points out, natural-gas powered passenger vehicles remain the "neglected stepchild Diesels seem likely to gain U.S. market share in light trucks and SUVs, hybrids are at least holding their own, and of course sales of plug-in electric cars are rising steadily. Wait.are we missing a green-car technology?

Hybrids kicked out of carpool lanes

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That right will now be reserved for plug-in hybrids, fully electric cars and compressed natural gas vehicles which will be able to join the lane [.]. Green credentials California carpool hybrid lane Los Angeles share trafficHybrid cars lost their privileged right to travel in carpool lanes in California on Friday as the law which allowed them to travel in the often quieter lane was revoked.

City of Santa Monica converting bus fleet to renewable natural gas

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The City of Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus (BBB) has become one of the country’s first municipal transit authorities to convert its fleet to renewable natural gas (RNG), rated 90% cleaner than diesel.

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

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Assemblymember Burke represents the cities of Inglewood, Hawthorne, Lawndale, El Segundo, and Gardena, the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Westchester, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Venice, and Del Rey, and the communities of Del Aire, West Athens, Lennox, Westmont, and Marina del Rey.

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UPS to test new Thor medium-duty electric truck

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earlier post ) to develop and to test a fully-electric class 6 delivery truck in Los Angeles, Calif. We are excited to get this vehicle on the road to test how it handles routes in and around Los Angeles. UPS announced a collaboration with Thor Trucks , Inc.

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