Topic: Policy

CARB to consider low NOx heavy-duty omnibus regulation on 27 August

August 11, 2020The California Air Resources Board will consider the proposed Heavy-Duty Low NOx Omnibus Regulation on 27 August 2020. The proposed regulation is intended to ensure reductions in smog-forming NOx and protect communities most impacted by air pollution.

via Green Car Congress

Emission impossible: how the Covid-19 crisis is impacting IMO 2020 enforcement

August 11, 2020IMO regulations governing the sulphur content of marine fuels came into force earlier this year, but what impact has the Covid-19 pandemic had in ports’ ability to enforce the new rules? Beth Bradley, a maritime law specialist and partner at commercial law firm Hill Dickinson, explains more.

via Ship Technology

US Coast Guard to consider regulations on autonomous vessels

August 10, 2020The country’s top maritime regulator is asking for the public’s view on the economic opportunities and the safety consequences of automated vessel technology as a precursor to potential regulations affecting commercial shipping in the United States.

via FreightWaves

Challenges with autonomous truck adoption

August 10, 2020There are steps the industry must take now to pave the way for the next generation of vehicles.

via Fleet Owner

California aims to address widespread ZEV adoption challenges

August 3, 2020California is pushing for transportation emissions reductions via the Advanced Clean Trucks regulation. However, zero-emission vehicles, which are more costly than diesel and gas-powered trucks, lack the needed infrastructure.

via Fleet Owner

Utah Inland Port Authority unveils alternative fuel mobility projects

July 30, 2020The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) and Dominion Energy Utah have signed a Joint Cooperation Statement aimed at reducing air pollution and improving energy efficiency within the UIPA jurisdictional area.

via NGV Journal

EPA’s National NOx Proposal Headed for Another Delay

July 30, 2020There is mounting evidence that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s low oxides of nitrogen proposed rule, already months behind schedule, will not be completed until after the November elections, according to trucking industry and environmental group sources.

via Transport Topics

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California Invests Big to Increase RNG Supply

July 28, 2020By January 2024, 160 renewable natural gas production facilities in California will produce 119 million DGE of carbon negative fuel annually for transportation.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Minnesota DOT report addresses sustainability, climate goals

July 27, 2020The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has released its fourth annual Sustainability Report, which documents agency progress toward sustainability and climate goals.

via Transportation Today News

US DOT releases Pathways to Future of Transportation policy document

July 27, 2020Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released the U.S. Department of Transportation’s vision for the future of transportation innovation on Thursday. Called the Pathways to the Future of Transportation, the policy document come just one year after the department launched the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council.

via Transportation Today News

SRECTrade Launches Low Carbon Fuel Standard Credit Calculator App

July 23, 2020SRECTrade has launched a California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Credit Calculator app. The app provides clean transportation fleet operators a valuable tool to calculate the estimated value from participating

via NGT News

Wolf Administration Grants $2.1 Million for Clean Fuel Projects

July 22, 2020Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his administration have awarded more than $2.1 million in 2019 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIGs) to 18 cleaner fuel vehicle projects statewide that will help improve air quality and public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

via NGT News

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Cuomo Unveils Clean Transportation Initiatives

July 20, 2020Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled a package of major clean transportation initiatives, including a “Make Ready” order approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) to advance New York’s commitment to accelerate its transition to cleaner mobility.

via NGT News

Lawmakers advocate expeditious autonomous vehicle regulations

July 20, 2020Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Bob Latta (R-OH) are encouraging the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to expedite autonomous delivery vehicle regulation efforts in the wake of COVID-19.

via Transportation Today News

CEC Central Valley

An Update on Regulations and Funding Programs for Central Valley Fleets

Join Valley Fleet Support & ACT News on 8/10 at 10am PT for a free webinar discussing new grants and fleet projects in the Central Valley.

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