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2014-10-16 16:24:22

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As California prepares to launch a major expansion of its three-year-old cap-and-trade program, a new report commissioned by the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) identifies a series of major design flaws that make the program vulnerable to market meltdowns. The report also offers a number of solutions that would mitigate impacts passed on to California consumers. On January 1, 2015, California will for the first time...

2014-09-15 23:09:06

Company to offer first public ride and drive opportunities since CARB approval at the BusCon Expo 2014 in Indianapolis, IN Ontario, CA. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Phoenix Cars LLC., a leading developer of electric vehicle technologies for the fleet vehicle market, announced today that its electric shuttle bus, named ZEUS 300 (Zero Emissions Utility Shuttle 300 series), has been granted California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval. To acquaint the market with the vehicle, Phoenix will...

2014-09-05 16:21:32

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Environmental Protection Agency's 10(th) annual West Coast Collaborative meeting the Diesel Technology Forum highlighted the evolution of diesel power as workhorse and economic engine through the transformation to near zero emissions with a future focus to help California and the nation meet energy and climate goals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO "Clean diesel is a national success story and for the...

2014-09-04 23:05:38

Stay Compliant and Competitive in the New World of Consumer Products Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking event producer, has announced the 5th Annual Safer Consumer Products Summit, scheduled October 22-24, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Thus far in 2014, 30 states have considered chemical safety legislation due to increasing concerns about the safety of chemicals in consumer products and the absence of TSCA reform. California,...

2014-08-25 16:21:20

Top Toxics Regulator, Backed by Industry, is Working to Eviscerate Key Provisions of SB 812 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog and the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice today asked Governor Jerry Brown and California EPA Secretary Matt Rodriquez to reject an attack by the state's top toxics regulator--the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)--on key reform legislation authored by Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los...

2014-06-05 16:20:27

Group Calls on Governor to Appoint Director From Outside CalEPA to Run Toxics Department SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released by Consumer Watchdog today documents how Boeing and its influential fixers derailed the cleanup of a partial nuclear meltdown site in greater Los Angeles with help from their regulators at the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). "When Governor Jerry Brown took office in 2011 and appointed Debbie Raphael to lead...

Power Plant Emissions Verified Remotely At Four Corners Sites
2014-05-20 03:06:50

Los Alamos National Laboratory The study is the first to show that space-based techniques can successfully verify international regulations on fossil energy emissions. Air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from two coal-fired power plants in the Four Corners area of northwest New Mexico, the largest point source of pollution in America, were measured remotely by a Los Alamos National Laboratory team. Led by Laboratory senior scientist Manvendra Dubey, the study is the first to...

2014-04-22 23:04:58

SSV seminar to focus on how to sell compelling proposals to capture VC’s attention. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical environmental issues through collaboration and innovation, today announced an upcoming workshop titled "Refine Your Pitch" taking place on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Microsoft in Sunnyvale, CA. This seminar is recommended for the contributors to SSV’s annual...

2014-04-22 12:21:56

New Clean Diesel Engines Have Reduced Particulate Matter & NOx Emissions By 98% WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the true environmental success stories of the past two decades has been the emergence of clean diesel technology and fuel. After billions of dollars to research and development, truck, car, bus and off-road manufacturers are now producing clean diesel engines and equipment that have near zero emissions, according to Allen Schaeffer, the...

2014-04-16 23:15:09

Helping Customers Comply with New Emissions Regulations San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The California Air Resources Board's (CARB) new emission requirements took effect on January 1, 2014. Hawthorne Cat has teamed up with CARB to host an emissions seminar Wednesday, April 23, 2014 and Thursday, April 24, 2014 to help ensure your heavy equipment is in compliance with the new regulations. CARB is offering three training courses at Hawthorne Cat's corporate headquarters in San...


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