Topic: Policy

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Connecticut Law Targets Truck Emissions

July 26, 2022A new Connecticut law includes several measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector, including from medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

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USPS Modernization Enables More EV Purchases

July 25, 2022The U.S. Postal Service announced it anticipates changes to the purchase plan for its next generation delivery vehicles (NGDVs). The adjustments reflect changes to the Postal Service’s overall network modernization, route optimizations, improved facility electric infrastructure, and availability of vehicles and technology.

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EU Poised to Mandate Zero-Emissions Vehicles by 2035

July 19, 2022In late 2020, California and the United Kingdom took a stand on the future of the internal combustion engine vehicle, both proposing mandates for 100% of new passenger vehicles sales to be zero-emission vehicles by 2035.

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States Prepare EV Charging Plans Ahead of Aug. 1 Deadline

July 18, 2022With an Aug. 1 deadline looming, states are finalizing their electric vehicle infrastructure deployment plans.

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EPA Faces Legal Dead Ends After SCOTUS Climate Decision

July 13, 2022Regulators at EPA will have to draft fresh carbon rules for power plants without knowing if they’ll survive the legal uncertainty created by the Supreme Court’s climate decision last month.

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CARB Launches Zero-Emission Incentive for Small Trucking Fleets

July 11, 2022The California Air Resources Board is set to launch a pilot program to help small trucking fleets make the transition to zero-emission technologies.

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Volvo Quits Europe Car Lobby Group Over EV Stance

July 11, 2022Volvo Cars AB is withdrawing from Europe’s car lobby, the second major automaker to do so in the past month, as the industry fractures over the transition to electric vehicles.

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Hope Dims that U.S. Can Meet 2030 Climate Goals

July 8, 2022Nearly everything needs to go right for America to reach the climate targets set by President Joe Biden. So far, very little has.

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Hawaii Governor Signs New Clean Energy Transition Laws

July 6, 2022Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed into law a package of bills that advance the governor’s priorities to fight climate change and transition to a clean energy economy as soon as possible.

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Canada Publishing Final New Clean Fuel Regulations

July 6, 2022Canada’s final Clean Fuel Regulations will set increasingly stringent requirements on producers and importers to reduce the carbon intensity of gasoline and diesel.

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Exploring Emissions Through Other Cultures

June 23, 2022Norway is a shining example of emissions reductions, with 99% of the its power being renewable. With boots-on-the-ground experience, industry leaders can learn from other countries’ successes.

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Senate Bill Would Electrify Nontactical Military Fleet

June 20, 2022A new piece of legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate this week is aimed at transitioning the non-tactical fleet of the Department of Defense (DOD) to electric or other zero-emission vehicles.

via Government Fleet

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Leaders Offer Policy, DOE Hydrogen Hub Updates at Inaugural California Hydrogen Leadership Summit

June 17, 2022Hydrogen is heating up as a policy topic, as evidenced by the project updates, new bills, and solutions discussed at the recent 2022 California Hydrogen Leadership Summit.

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Gas Bans, Renewables and Crypto: N.Y.’s Clean Energy Struggle

June 15, 2022New York’s landmark clean energy and climate law is facing new questions as the state Legislature this month failed to pass measures that would help implement it even as renewables moved forward on several fronts.

via E&E News

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Federal Highway Administration Proposes National EV Charging Network Standards

June 10, 2022The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on proposed minimum standards and requirements for projects funded under the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program.

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ISR Compliance Could Save Warehouse Operators Thousands

June 8, 2022With the implementation of the Warehouse Indirect Source Rule, operators need to add something to their list of daily to-dos — tracking vehicle traffic to and from their warehouses.

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