California Air Resources Board

Smog covering downtown Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Air quality board considers easing diesel rules

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California air quality officials are considering giving small trucking operations more time to comply with new rules to clean up diesel emissions. The Los Angeles Times reports that the proposal would […]


A model poses next to a Hyundai Tucson facelift on display at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, File)

Hyundai to market hydrogen vehicle next year

DETROIT (AP) — For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on hydrogen was always a decade away. That will change next year when Hyundai starts selling a […]


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Some ships are plugging in to power up

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In less than a year, many of the towering cargo ships loading and unloading goods at California ports won’t just tie up at dock — they’ll also plug in. In […]


State: LA must do more to stem dust from dry lake

LOS ANGELES (AP) – State regulators ordered Los Angeles to expand efforts to control dust storms from Owens Lake, which went dry after the growing metropolis began siphoning water from it a century ago. The […]


Calif. officials call carbon auction a success

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – State regulators say California’s first auction of greenhouse gas emissions permits went smoothly, and that all of the pollution permits available for 2013 were sold. The California Air Resources Board said […]


Calif. to release cap-and-trade auction results

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – State regulators plan to release the results of California’s first auction of greenhouse gas emission permits, which officially kick-started the state’s new carbon marketplace. The California Air Resources Board on Monday […]


Release of 'winter-blend' gas could reduce prices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – State air pollution regulators say they do not expect California’s air quality to worsen appreciably after the governor ordered the release of a dirtier blend of gasoline to help slash record-high […]


Business groups protest Calif. carbon market

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Dozens of people, some wearing red “Save Our Jobs” T-shirts, packed a public meeting on Thursday to testify that a key component of California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions law will impose […]



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