air quality

Clean fuel standard bill passes through the House floor

174 Views   Some representatives say it helps with carbon intensity; others say gas prices will rise Santa Fe РHouse Bill 41, also known as the Clean Transportation Fuel Standard, passed on the house floor in a vote of 36-33 this weekend. Representatives say the goal of the bill is

Electric vehicle chargers coming to Curry County

174 Views ¬†¬†CURRY COUNTY, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚Äď Curry County announced that two locations will have electric chargers for the public starting in March. In partnership with Xcel Energy, the charging stations will be in the parking lot at 801 Main Street and the parking lot at the intersection of 7th and

New Mexico drives to make transition to electric vehicles

219 Views   Concerns over infrastructure & cost of electric cars On Nov. 16, the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board and the Environmental Improvement Board adopted clean vehicles rules after a joint public hearing.

New clean car rules will bring more electric vehicles to New Mexico dealerships

235 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ More electric vehicles are heading to car dealerships across New Mexico.¬†The New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board approved a new set of regulations ‚Äď commonly known as the ‚ÄėClean Car Standards‚Äô ‚Äď in a 3-2 vote. The regulations were first developed in California and have been

Auto industry clashes with state, EV advocates as boards consider regulation changes

282 Views   A dayslong hearing aimed at creating regulations to guide the transition away from fossil fuels to electric vehicles wraps up this week. For three days, stakeholders with the automotive industry and the state have been making their case to the state Environmental Improvement Board and the Albuquerque-Bernalillo Air Quality

City Council abolishes & significantly alters Air Quality Control Board

230 Views   The Albuquerque City Council approved two ordinances Nov. 8 to abolish the current Albuquerque-Bernalillo Air Quality Control Board and recreate it with substantial changes. The Board’s purpose is to maintain air quality standards put forth by the Air Quality Control Act by adopting, amending or repealing regulations with City Council approval, the