Latest California Air Resources Board Stories

2009-03-10 12:59:44

The Swedish government has proposed new rules on vehicle emissions that includes linking a tax to vehicle emissions. It should be expensive to drive with fossil fuels, Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren said at a press conference, The Local reported Tuesday. Green party spokeswoman Karin Svensson Smith was skeptical of the proposals she termed far too weak, and a Swedish farming group was outraged by a proposal to raise diesel fuel taxes four cents per liter, the Local said. The Federation...

2009-03-05 14:47:00

Calls on Board Members to Reject Report - Says Inclusion of Indirect Land Use Change Models Could Harm More Than Help in Fight Against Carbon Emissions SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth Energy today called on the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to reject rules developed by its staff that would impose unfair standards in calculating the carbon intensity of fuels as part of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS).

2009-03-05 11:00:00

NADA chairman says a single, national fuel economy standard is a more effective way to cut greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association, John McEleney, told the Environmental Protection Agency today that complying with state-based fuel economy regulations would cause additional hardship on the nation's declining number of new car dealers with little environmental benefit. McEleney's comments came in...

2009-03-02 10:41:00

Group Acknowledges Common Goal of Producing Sustainable Alternative Fuels and Protecting Forests, But Says Current Proposal Tilts Playing Field in Favor of Fossil Fuels LIVERMORE, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, more than 100 of the nation's top scientists warned that the proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) enforces a new and highly uncertain category of carbon emissions - called indirect or market-mediated effects -...

2009-02-19 19:14:00

Broken System Allowing a Few Legislators to Hold Up Budget Must Be Fixed SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb.

2009-02-06 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of John P.

2009-01-28 16:27:00

The European Union is calling on developed nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2020, officials said Wednesday. The EU is asking all but the poorest developing countries to limit growth in their collective emissions, the EU Observer reported Wednesday. The European Commission proposal includes plans to create a carbon market with wealthy nations by 2015.

2009-01-26 17:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell hailed President Barack Obama's move today directing the U.S.

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  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.