Resources for Policymakers
August 18, 2020
While the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA) prohibits state regulations “relating to” the control of emissions in motor vehicles, and the Federal Energy Policy and Conservation Act
May 15, 2020
Burning gasoline in our cars and trucks is the biggest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for most cities and states. Many local jurisdictions are working to reduce transportation GHGs. Most are using metrics that don’t necessarily correlate to gasoline use, such as electric vehicle adoption, vehicle miles traveled, transit ridership and bike lane additions.
June 2, 2019
Coltura was the first organization to publish an op-ed in 2017 calling for California to phase out sales of new gasoline-powered vehicles. Shortly after our op-ed was published, Assemblymember Phil Ting introduced the Clean Cars 2040 Act, and Coltura helped form and lead a coalition to support its passage.
June 2, 2019
Coltura is advancing 2030 phaseouts for California, Washington state, and ultimately the U.S. Here are some benefits of gasoline phaseouts in general, and a California gasoline phaseout in particular:
September 18, 2018
This report resulted from a convening with regulators, advocates, experts, and other stakeholders in California’s zero emission vehicle industry, organized by UC Berkeley School of Law’s Center for Law, Energy and the Environment (CLEE) and sponsored by Coltura.
June 1, 2018
A REVIEW OF PUBLIC FLEETS IN WASHINGTON STATE ON JUNE 1, 2018, THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF PUBLIC FLEET ELECTRIFICATION LAW
December 26, 2017
California has imposed standards for Zero Emissions Vehicles, or ZEVs. Its ZEV mandate sets up a credit system relating to a requirement that a certain percent of passenger vehicle sales by each automaker be ZEVs.
March 15, 2017
Gasoline, and the crude oil it comes from, cause environmental harms all along its life cycle, from oil exploration and extraction, to moving the oil (pipeline spills happen every day),
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