For third time this year, truckers group protests working conditions and new air-quality regulations.
Independent truckers want delay in state rule that requires them to buy cleaner diesel engines.
The California Air Resources Board has unanimously approved sweeping new rules designed to facilitate the transition from gasoline-powered to electric and hydrogen-powered cars. By 2025, automakers are now required to produce 1.4 million “zero-emission” vehicles for the California market, a number that would make clean cars 15 percent of all new car and truck sales. […]
Craig Miller of KQED has a provocative post up on Climate Watch titled Is AB 32 Headed for the Rocks? The post points to Legal Planet, an environmental law and policy blog, where Cara Horowitz, Executive Director of the UCLA Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment, wrote this: A California superior court has […]
UPDATE 12:30 P.M.: California Watch yesterday posted a report saying that the rules under consideration by CARB will create a potential windfall for the timber industry by allowing companies to earn carbon credits from the re-planting of clear-cut trees. The companies would then be free to sell those credits on the new carbon trading exchange. […]