transportation

February 20, 2024

Washington, DC – News coverage over the weekend reported that the EPA is considering a weakened rule as the agency prepares to release one of its most significant rules to slash climate-disrupting emissions, tightening emission standards for cars across the country.

February 16, 2024

Washington, DC - The Sierra Club recently responded to a Request for Information from the Department of Energy (DOE) on strategies to decarbonize rail.

February 15, 2024

CO – Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with Sierra Club, released a new analysis that finds many popular and widely anticipated electric vehicles (EVs) offer Colorado consumers thousands of dollars in lifetime cost savings.

February 15, 2024

OHIO – Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with Sierra Club, released a new analysis that finds many popular and widely anticipated electric vehicles (EVs) offer Ohio consumers thousands of dollars in lifetime cost savings.

January 26, 2024

Washington, DC – Ahead of a set of important vehicle regulations being finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) soon, car dealerships and the truck industry are ramping up their lobbying of the agency to adopt weak standards and allow more pollution from cars and heavy trucks.

January 23, 2024

Atlanta, GA - Yesterday, the United States Postal Service (USPS) and White House officials showcased new electric vehicle charging stations at its South Atlanta Sorting and Delivery Center, representative of charging stations that will be installed at hundreds of centers across the country.

January 19, 2024

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Department of Energy (DOE) issued proposed guidance that will allow taxpayers and manufacturers to access the benefits of electric vehicle charging tax incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

January 16, 2024

Washington, DC - Today, more than forty environmental and advocacy groups from around the globe, including Evergreen Action, Sierra Club, Environmental Action Germany, and Public Citizen sent letters to the CEOs of Volvo Group and Daimler Truck calling on them to stop their attempts to hinder clean trucks and clean air progress in the US.

January 11, 2024

Washington, DC — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a virtual public hearing to collect comments on their proposal to authorize California’s waiver to allow implementation of the Advanced Clean Cars II (ACCII) program. The ACCII standards protect public health, consumers, and the environment by gradually phasing out the sale of new gas cars.

January 8, 2024

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the recipients of the Clean School Bus Program grants. EPA will grant $965 million for 280 school districts to purchase clean school buses.

December 14, 2023

Proposed rules help clarify how companies can utilize the Advanced Manufacturing Production Credit

December 13, 2023

DETROIT, MI – Today, the Sierra Club delivered a letter to the CEOs of General Motors (GM) and Ford, calling on the two companies to stop hiding behind the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (AAI), the auto industry trade association, which is lobbying against U.S. regulations that would further speed up the electric vehicle (EV) transition to reduce harmful emissions and protect the health of our communities.