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Powering Up Californians Act Is Signed into Law

Expert BlogUnited States, CaliforniaMax Baumhefner, Merrian Borgeson
Governor Newsom approves new law that will prepare the electrical grid and reduce the time needed to energize EV charging stations and electrify buildings.

CARB Must Reform LCFS Program

Expert BlogCaliforniaKiki Velez
Will CARB listen to the community voices calling for change to the LCFS Program?

From Highways to Healthy Communities

Expert BlogFresno, Los Angeles, CaliforniaZak Accuardi
Following the Federal-Aid Highway Act's signing in 1956, California fully built out its interstate and state highway system, expanding mobility access for car-owners, stimulating economic development, and creating thousands of jobs. But these benefits came with unacceptable and avoidable costs.

Want to save the planet? Save the bus

Expert BlogCalifornia, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose (California)Zak Accuardi
California, with the fifth largest economy in the world, is at risk of steering public transit off a fiscal cliff. It's time for the State's leaders to take action to protect transit riders and transit jobs.

Reforming CA's Electric Rates for Decarbonization and Equity

Expert BlogCaliforniaSylvie Ashford, Mohit Chhabra
NRDC and The Utility Reform Network submitted an electric rate design proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission to promote equity and encourage beneficial electrification. This is the first stage in a regulatory process to implement income-based fixed charges.

States Embrace the Transition to Clean Cars

Expert BlogCalifornia, Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, WashingtonKathy Harris
The federal government has made strides to help bolster the electric vehicle market, attract manufacturing, and ensure a robust charging network. But in many ways, states led the way.