Navigation Links
New Lung Association Study Shows $142 Billion Benefit of Converting to Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2030
Date:3/20/2008

arch 27 to consider amendments to its signature ZEV program. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff proposal would reduce the "pure ZEV" or "gold standard" program requirement from 25,000 to 2,500 vehicles in the 2012-2014 timeframe. The American Lung Association of California will be urging the ARB Board to reject the low volumes of "pure ZEVs" and plug-in hybrids recommended in the staff proposal.

"The Air Resources Board is at a critical juncture right now," said Holmes-Gen. "The Board has a tremendous opportunity to set a bold new vision for the ZEV program that includes strengthening the program to fully support the state's goals for both healthy air and global warming reduction."

She added, "The American Lung Association analysis provides a stark comparison of California's future transportation choices: pursuing the existing pathway of primarily gasoline vehicles or pursuing a dramatic change to widespread use of electric technology. Given the pressing need to achieve the state's global warming pollution reduction targets, the ARB should expand the ZEV program and establish a goal of integrating electric-drive technology in all new vehicles as soon as possible." The American Lung Association is urging ARB to both establish aggressive goals for introducing pure ZEVs into the vehicle fleet and pursuing much broader requirements for utilization of electric drive technologies, including conventional hybrids and plug-in hybrids in addition to hydrogen fuel cell and full function battery electric vehicles.

According to the American Lung Association of California's study, approximately 110 million tons of greenhouse gases per year could be avoided if all California vehicles were replaced with ZEVs by 2030. This would make significant progress toward the transportation sector's portion of the state goal for reducing greenhouse gases by 2050.

The study also addressed the current costs of gasoline motor vehicle use:

-- Th
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Lung Association of California
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Randy Jackson and the American Heart Association Educate Raleigh Area Residents About the Connection Between Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
2. American Heart Association Meeting Report
3. Capital BlueCross Receives Prestigious Brand Excellence Award From The Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association
4. AUDIO from Medialink and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America: Treat It, Dont Repeat It: Break Free from OCD
5. Pennsylvania Dental Association Urges Members to Use New ADA Educational Material
6. Statement of Bernadette Toomey, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Lung Association
7. The Attention Deficit Disorder Association and The HealthCentral Network Form Alliance to Develop New Online Resources for Adult ADHD
8. Cepheid Comments on Study Regarding MRSA Surveillance Reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association
9. SEIU: Thousands of Ohio Nurses and Other Healthcare Employees Denied a Voice at Work After Vicious Union-Busting Campaign by the California Nurses Association
10. Drinking Water Association Discusses Pharmaceuticals in Water
11. California Small Business Association Condemns California Nurses Associations Decision to Call Prolonged Strike at Hospitals Throughout Northern California
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Negotiating an FDA Import Hold Crisis:, Strategies for Challenging FDA ... http://www.fdanews.com/importholdcrisis , US authorities are holding imports more than ever before, particularly at ... alerts on an uptick and a new final rule, having a top-notch import compliance ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... August 30, 2015 , ... ... announce that Partner Daniel M. Kotin was recently elected to membership in the ... the highest degree of peer recognition and outstanding professionalism. , ABOTA is ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... August 30, 2015 , ... InHealth Media ( http://www.inhealthmedia.com ... Global Communications Director for InHealth Media. Mr. Spector comes with a wide ... years doing on-air television, producing shows, on air-radio and media relations. , ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... August 30, 2015 , ... Nutritional Products ... Administrative assistant to Executive Assistant to CEO Mitch Gould for Nutritional Products International. ... on your goals. Kathleen graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 30, 2015 , ... ... Sept. 15, 2015 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT, http://www.fdanews.com/electronicinformedconsent ... than a simple digital handwritten signature. , Clinical trial sites can ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDAnews Announces — Negotiating an FDA Import Hold Crisis: Strategies for Challenging FDA Findings Webinar, Sept. 22, 2015 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — Negotiating an FDA Import Hold Crisis: Strategies for Challenging FDA Findings Webinar, Sept. 22, 2015 3Health News:Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Daniel M. Kotin Elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates 2Health News:Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Daniel M. Kotin Elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates 3Health News:InHealth Media Appoints New Global Communications Director 2Health News:NPI Appoints New Executive Assistant To CEO 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — Electronic Informed Consent for Clinical Trials: Best Practices Webinar, Sept. 15, 2015 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — Electronic Informed Consent for Clinical Trials: Best Practices Webinar, Sept. 15, 2015 3Health News:FDAnews Announces — Electronic Informed Consent for Clinical Trials: Best Practices Webinar, Sept. 15, 2015 4
... , MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 21 Target(R) announces that ... Pharmacy locations nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... With more than 1,500 pharmacy locations, guests can easily ... , , No appointment is necessary for ...
... Visit ... ... Foundation (APF) says economic pain from the recession is contributing to acute (short-term) physical ... consumer education initiative with RealAge.com to provide tips and information on preventing and treating ...
... cleared to go, experts say , MONDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay ... long as they don,t have any complications. , That,s ... by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). It ... Gynecology . , Since 2001, "a number of observational studies ...
... ST. LOUIS, Sept. 21 In simultaneous releases published ... for stronger action against indoor radon, the leading cause of lung ... The central WHO recommendation is to lower radon gas levels ... level doubles the number of U.S. homes needing radon control systems ...
... , , CHARLESTON, S.C., ... be stopping in South Carolina throughout the week of September ... uninsured and financially struggling South Carolinians access information on programs ... the state,s unemployment rate now hitting 11.8 percent, the Partnership ...
... DIEGO, Sept. 21 US Farms, Inc. (Pink Sheets: USFM), ... to the International Aloe Science Council, Inc. , , ... excited to become an acting member of the International Aloe Science ... for our company moving forward. The Aloe Industry worldwide as a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Seasonal Flu Vaccinations Will Be Available at Target Pharmacy Locations Nationwide Beginning September 20th 2Health News:Seasonal Flu Vaccinations Will Be Available at Target Pharmacy Locations Nationwide Beginning September 20th 3Health News:With Economic Pain Contributing to Minor Strains and Sprains, King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and RealAge.com Launch Effort to Educate Americans 2Health News:With Economic Pain Contributing to Minor Strains and Sprains, King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and RealAge.com Launch Effort to Educate Americans 3Health News:With Economic Pain Contributing to Minor Strains and Sprains, King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and RealAge.com Launch Effort to Educate Americans 4Health News:With Economic Pain Contributing to Minor Strains and Sprains, King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and RealAge.com Launch Effort to Educate Americans 5Health News:With Economic Pain Contributing to Minor Strains and Sprains, King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and RealAge.com Launch Effort to Educate Americans 6Health News:Flying OK for Most Pregnant Women 2Health News:World Health Organization Launches New Attack on Lung Cancer 2Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help South Carolina Workers Hurt by Recession 2Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help South Carolina Workers Hurt by Recession 3Health News:Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help South Carolina Workers Hurt by Recession 4Health News:US Farms, Inc. Announces Membership to International Aloe Science Council, Inc. 2
(Date:8/30/2015)... 2015 La solución de ... cuidado al paciente a lo ... Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) ... Cardiovascular , un sistema web de gestión de imágenes ... y compartir imágenes cardiovasculares e información en cualquier momento, ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 2015  CytomX Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing ... the filing of a registration statement on Form S-1 ... to a proposed initial public offering of its common ... the price range for the offering have not yet ... under the symbol "CTMX" on the NASDAQ Global Market. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 ... has announced the addition of the "12th ... and Production" report to their offering. ... of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity and Production is the ... manufacturing organizations, current and projected future capacity and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Philips presenta IntelliSpace Cardiovascular en el Congreso ESC 2015 2Philips presenta IntelliSpace Cardiovascular en el Congreso ESC 2015 3CytomX Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering 212th Annual Report and Survey of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity and Production 2
... KINNELON, N.J., Sept. 8, 2011 Life Recovery Systems ... three-year agreement by Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, the group ... the ThermoSuit System available by contract to its more ... award, LRS,s first GPO contract, Robert Neary, LRS Director ...
... Elusys Therapeutics, Inc. (Elusys), a  biopharmaceutical company developing ... awarded the first U.S. Government contract to develop ... use via intramuscular injection (IM). The five year ... multiple animal efficacy studies as well as human ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Life Recovery Systems Awarded Contract With Premier for Patient Temperature Management 2Life Recovery Systems Awarded Contract With Premier for Patient Temperature Management 3Elusys Awarded $68 Million Contract to Develop Anthim for Intramuscular Pre- and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis of Anthrax Infection 2Elusys Awarded $68 Million Contract to Develop Anthim for Intramuscular Pre- and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis of Anthrax Infection 3
... are offered as 1-piece or modular, in ... instruments may be customized with handles of ... insulation and flush ports. Many standard patterns ... may affect delivery times. , Please ...
... Many special order products are offered ... extra long lengths. The modular instruments may ... other options such as ratchets, insulation and ... from Mediflex stock. Customer specifications may affect ...
... Many special order products are offered ... extra long lengths. The modular instruments may ... other options such as ratchets, insulation and ... from Mediflex stock. Customer specifications may affect ...
... products are offered as 1-piece or modular, ... modular instruments may be customized with handles ... ratchets, insulation and flush ports. Many standard ... specifications may affect delivery times. , ...
Medicine Products: