Emissions

California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandates EV buses

By |2018-12-14T18:32:48-07:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: California Air Resources Board (CARB), Emissions, Environment|Tags: |

The California Air Resources Board today approved a first-of-its-kind regulation in the United States that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission bus fleets by 2040. “A zero-emission public bus fleet means cleaner air for all of us. It dramatically reduces tailpipe pollution from buses in low-income [...]

Russia versus Azerbaijan – political pipelines

By |2018-12-14T17:45:54-07:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Emissions, Environment, Europe, Natural gas, Politics|Tags: |

John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about the political pipeline There's a reason Vladimir Putin is interested in President Trump and Ukraine. He is losing the dependence on Russian natural gas with the finding of gas in Azerbaijan and a proposed pipeline to Italy. Even though President Trump has given coal companies more leniency [...]

Udderly amazing ~ milk trucks reduce emissions

By |2018-12-10T07:03:41-07:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: Emissions, Environment|Tags: |

While I'm making fun with the title, dairy is a big business and trucking is an even bigger business. Reducing emissions in trucks is one of the most sought after ways to reduce emissions, though most people only hear about reducing emissions in cars. Lots of carbon dioxide is emitted unnecessarily every time tankers arrive [...]

NHTSA, EPA hearing on easing pollution limits

By |2018-09-25T14:02:32-07:00September 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 [...]

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