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Past · September 18, 2007

Learning from California’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Program

September 18, 2007 · 12:00 am


Date: September 18, 2007
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: CSAC Conference Center
1020 11th Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA
About the Program
California is both home to the worst air quality in the nation and a leader in environmental policy to reduce emissions, especially from passenger vehicles. The Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program is a unique effort initiated in 1990. It calls for the production of advanced-technology, zero-emission vehicles and a sales mandate to automakers. This presentation examines the ZEV effort to spur major innovations in clean technology and draws lessons for the future. Lunch is provided for this event.

PPIC Research Fellow Louise Bedsworth is an expert in climate change policy, air quality planning, and motor vehicle emissions control.