Clean Trucks New York Program to Bring Significant Benefits

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 00:04:14 +0000

Originally published by NRDC. By Shelby Parks, Kathy Harris  New York Governor Hochul gave the green light last week for the state to move forward with the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule. The directive on the ACT to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) represents one of the first actions of her Administration to mitigate […]

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Peoria Welcomes Electric Transit Buses ElBae & Friends

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 03:20:27 +0000

Originally published by NRDC. By Alyssa Brown & Selena Kyle  This is the fifth in a series of blogs celebrating the grant projects funded through our Clean Air Act settlement with the owners of the E.D. Edwards coal-fired power plant outside Peoria, Illinois. The settlement provides for the plant to close by the end of 2022 and makes $8.6 […]

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“Zero Now Fund” Powers Electric Trucks In Chicago, San Diego, & San Jose

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 13:35:11 +0000

A bold new program is accelerating the transition to zero-emissions trucks.

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NRDC Sues to Challenge Seismic Testing in the Gulf of Mexico

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 23:17:12 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Michael Jasny Among the animals at greatest risk from the impacts of seismic testing is the Gulf of Mexico whale — one of the most endangered marine mammals on the planet. Seismic blasts used to find oil and gas in the ocean are harming marine life. For whales […]

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A 21st-Century Transportation System That Drives Climate Action & Equitable Recovery

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 15:22:54 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Mitchell Bernard We must build the national transportation system of the future — and do it now, all while strengthening the responsible public oversight we all depend on to protect the environment and public health. As congressional negotiations move forward on President Biden’s call to drive equitable recovery with […]

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U.S. Infrastructure Bills: Do They Meet The Moment?

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 22:11:11 +0000

Any legislation on infrastructure must address the backlog of repairs, the challenge of the climate crisis, and the inequities in our transportation system.

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Power Outages in New Mexico: Why Now & How to Stay Safe

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2021 21:17:21 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Noah Long Hot days and climate-fueled disasters are the times we need reliable power the most, yet all too often, that’s when we experience blackouts. Keep reading to learn about why New Mexico is experiencing blackouts, how to prepare and protect your family, and what your elected officials can […]

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The U.S. Navy Detonated A 40K Pound Bomb Off The Coast Of Florida — Triggering A 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 23:26:25 +0000

I found out about this first on a TikTok conspiracy theory channel (don’t ask!) and to my utter surprise and horror, this isn’t a conspiracy theory. The U.S. Navy detonated a bomb off the side of the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier as a test. Not only is this bad for the environment, but […]

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California Public Utilities Commission’s Clean Energy Order: Necessary, Timely, & Ambitious

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 03:10:06 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Mohit Chhabra The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) adopted a decision to acquire 11.5 GW of mostly carbon-free electricity over the next five to seven years. This decision firmly places the state on course to getting to zero carbon electricity and a carbon neutral economy by 2045 for two reasons: (1) […]

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Gujarat Releases Comprehensive EV Policy

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:00:07 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Sameer Kwatra with Guest Blog by Nitish Arora and Charu Lata The Indian state of Gujarat has launched a progressive and future-looking electric vehicles (EV) policy today. One out of every three passenger cars manufactured in India come from Gujarat. The state’s announcement today will provide a fillip to the electric […]

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