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September 7, 1990 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER
Declaring that the state Air Resources Board may be acting without authority, legislative leaders have urged the agency to delay key elements of a far-reaching plan to require a new generation of low-emission cars for California. First unveiled in December, the program for low-emission vehicles and clean fuel would set the course for smog controls on California vehicles well into the 21st Century.
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NEWS
November 10, 1994 | MARLA CONE, TIMES ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER
Pressured by the oil and trucking industries, the staff of the California Air Resources Board on Wednesday scaled back key elements of its proposed clean-air plan that would have encouraged widespread production of electric cars and alternative-fuel trucks after the turn of the century.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 2013 | By Ralph Vartabedian and Evan Halper
California is spending nearly $15 million to build 10 hydrogen fueling stations, even though just 227 hydrogen-powered vehicles exist in the state today. It's a hefty bet on the future, given that government officials have been trying for nine years, with little success, to get automakers to build more hydrogen cars . The project is part of a sprawling but little-known state program that packs a powerful financial punch: It spent $1.6 billion last year on a myriad of energy-efficiency and alternative-energy projects.
AUTOS
August 21, 2013 | By Brian Thevenot
Now that Tesla Motors has turned a profit , and its Model S electric car has scored the top federal safety rating and the top Consumer Reports rating , what's left for the upstart Palo Alto automaker? Plenty. What Tesla has accomplished is remarkable, and it appears on track to become the first successful automotive start-up in a century. Investors certainly think so, having pushed the stock up 323% this year. Top 10 cheapest cars that get 35 mpg But whether the bullish bet pays off in the long term will depend on whether Tesla can break out of its niche of selling government-supported cars to rich people.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 4, 1988
Wieder on Study Tour: Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairman Harriett M. Wieder went to Detroit on Monday with a group from the California Air Resources Board that will tour auto-emission laboratories. Wieder, who is also a member of the air resources board, will meet with officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as well as major automobile manufacturers. Staff aides said she will be back at the end of the week.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1990 | Compiled by Scott Lawrence
The top 10 air pollution penalties in Ventura County settled with the Air Pollution Control District in July: Company: Ojai Oil, 2161 Ventura Blvd.
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