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2011-02-23 11:00:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With consumer interest in new electric vehicles running high, local governments are gearing up to prepare their communities for the new generation of zero-emission vehicles. To help local governments and other organizations plan for electric vehicles and charging stations, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), the Western Riverside Council of Governments, the San Bernardino Associated Governments and the Clean Cities...

2010-11-26 17:12:00

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Place announces the launch of Vehicle Repair, Retirement and Replacement for Motorists program sponsored by the Foundation for California Community Colleges. From a $20 million funding grant, the state program will be launched with an aim of improving air quality. The fight to reduce air pollution caused by vehicles has been an ongoing battle throughout the years. Now, the possibility for cleaner air has become more prevalent as...

2010-08-03 04:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a fundamental transformation now taking place in the alternative fuel and clean vehicle transportation sector, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) announces the launch of the Alternative Clean Transportation "ACT" Expo and confirms dates at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center for April 20-21, 2011. Set in Southern California, the recognized mecca for alternative clean transportation fuels and technology...

2010-01-20 15:05:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT/NASDAQ:WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, today announced that as the largest procurement for LNG trucks at the Port of Los Angeles (LA) and Port of Long Beach (LB) (the Ports) edges to completion, Michael Gallagher, President & Chief Operating Officer of Westport, will transition to a new role as Senior Adviser. The South Coast Air Quality Management District...

2009-10-01 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, one year after the landmark Clean Trucks Program (CTP) launched at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, thousands of the dirtiest diesel trucks are off the road, replaced by cleaner trucks. In just one year, the CTP has reduced emissions equivalent to the amount produced by 200,000 automobiles on Southern California's highways. When the next ban of old trucks takes place on January 1, 2010, nearly all of the trucks serving the...

2009-06-22 03:00:00

ZeroTruck Ordered by City of Santa Monica for Water Services Dept LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Santa Monica has purchased the first ZeroTruck all-electric zero emission medium duty truck. The vehicle will be equipped with a Scelzi utility body for use in the City of Santa Monica. Fleet Superintendant Rick Sikes explains what this means for the City's fleet: "This truck meets the needs of our Water Division and the goals of our Sustainable City Plan to reduce emissions...

2009-01-05 13:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- All Clear Environmental (http://www.AllClearCa.com), a hazardous materials removal and demolition company, seeks to warn the public about hidden asbestos in construction that occurred after the EPA ban in 1989. "Despite the Asbestos Ban and Phase Out Rule, many properties built after that year still incorporate dangerous levels of asbestos. This is primarily due to the use of building materials that were fabricated abroad," said Shaheen Ahmed. He...

2008-08-27 18:00:49

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Warren Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq:WRES) today announced that, on August 26, 2008, the California South Coast Air Quality Management District ("SCAQMD") Hearing Board issued its Findings and Decision approving Warren's use and operation of six microturbines and the installation of additional, low-emission equipment at its Wilmington Townlot Unit ("WTU") central facility under an agreed Order for Abatement. Warren previously installed and has been...

2008-07-18 09:01:06

California's Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee and the South Coast Air Quality Management District have approved grant awards of $3.6 million to Clean Energy Fuels, to help defray the cost of expanding the southern California network of natural gas fueling stations with nine new stations. In addition, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) announced grant awards totaling $7.7 million to assist a group of Clean Energy's customer companies with the...


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