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March 16, 2020 | Letter

Comments on Changes to Proposed Advanced Clean Truck Regulation

This letter is a follow-up to CARB’s February 20th workshop on proposed changes to the Advanced Clean Truck Regulation. At the December 12th Board hearing, a groundswell of public commenters urged CARB not to squander the rule’s potential to alleviate one of the largest pollution burdens in frontline communities. Consequently, a majority of Board Members directed Staff to strengthen the rule, ensure its consistency with the State’s air and climate targets, and accelerate benefits for disadvantaged communities.

February 25, 2020 | In the News: Government Technology

Los Angeles Buys in to the Promise of the Electric Fire Truck

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, California Office, Earthjustice: “Public-sector agencies help create markets. Because of their public nature, there’s not a proprietary motive. So information around charging and things like that would be readily transferred to other cities, as well as private fleets and other entities. They play a huge role in advancing this technology.”

February 11, 2020 | Legal Document

Comments of Sierra Club on Questions Regarding the Commission’s Regulation of Autonomous Vehicles

Sierra Club submits comments on some of the questions regarding the commission’s regulation of autonomous vehicles filed on December 19, 2019. The Commission’s regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles (“AVs”) in passenger service should include two requirements to ensure that these vehicles do not cause a spike in greenhouse gases and congestion: All AVs with deployment permits for passenger service should (1) be zero-emission vehicles and (2) offer shared rides.