NHTSA, EPA hearing on easing pollution limits

By | 2018-09-25T14:02:32+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), electric vehicles (EV), Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA)|Tags: , , |

It's a juxtaposition that NHTSA/EPA has picked Fresno, CA to have their first meeting on easing the pollution limits that were set in 2012. Instead of having it at the Capitol in Sacramento, CA, on California Air Resources Board (CARB) territory they have picked the dirtiest county in California, Fresno. The first thought is that [...]

California’s Brown blocks Trump offshore drilling

By | 2018-09-10T18:34:01+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Auto industry news, California|Tags: |

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation – SB 834 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and AB 1775 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) – to block new federal offshore oil drilling along California’s coast, and announced the state’s opposition to the federal government’s plan to expand oil drilling on public lands [...]

California will be clean and green by 2045

By | 2018-09-10T18:26:58+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Emissions, Environment|

Governor Brown Signs 100 Percent Clean Electricity Bill, Issues Order Setting New Carbon Neutrality Goal. SACRAMENTO – Reaffirming California’s global climate leadership, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed Senate Bill 100, authored by Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin de León, setting a 100 percent clean electricity goal for the state, and issued an [...]

Nichols McCarthy CARB EPA look back over 50 years

By | 2018-01-30T16:38:25+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Politics|Tags: |

* McCarthy - more Volkswagen executives will go to jail * Nichols - Governor Brown invited Chinese to sell their electric vehicles in California * McCarthy - when the federal government takes a break, CARB doesn't * Nichols - U.S. as a whole is not as big a part of the World market for cars [...]