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What You Need to Know About Advanced Clean Fleets: Funding, Flexibility, & FAQs

It’s been just over a year since the California Air Resources Board unanimously adopted the Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF) Rule, which requires the largest commercial and public fleets operating in the state to gradually transition to zero-emission trucks and buses over the next two decades. By accelerating the adoption of zero-emission … [continued]

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The Legal Battle to Preserve the Advanced Clean Fleets Rule

California’s Advanced Clean Fleets Rule faces legal opposition, threatening billions in health and economic benefits. California’s Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF) rule combats toxic freight pollution in the state. Driven by decades of advocacy from frontline communities, the rule accelerates the deployment of zero-emission trucks, yielding an estimated $26.5 billion in … [continued]

California Cleantech Leadership in 2023

When I started with Union of Concerned Scientists back in January, the California legislative session was just ramping up. As bill introductions trickled in, it became clear there would be plenty of opportunities for UCS to leverage our science-based research to inform world-leading policy solutions. As the trickle of bills … [continued]