Carol Lee Rawn
Director, Transportation Program
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Carol Lee Rawn directs the Transportation Program at Ceres. She currently works with investors and companies to advance sustainable transportation policies. She is an environmental attorney with over twenty years of experience working with federal and state regulatory agencies, companies, and nonprofit organizations on a wide variety of environmental issues.
She previously served as General Counsel for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, as well as Deputy Legal Counsel to the Governor of Massachusetts. She has also been an attorney with the Conservation Law Foundation, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Recent Blog Posts
Last week, we published an analysis of how future fuel economy standards could affect the auto industry and its suppliers. Federal agencies are now reviewing these standards (the Rule), and auto analysts like us are eager to see what the new standards, which stretch out to 2025, will be like.
As we celebrate the release of EPA’s historic Clean Power Plan for power plants, let’s not lose sight of another critical source of carbon pollution that’s up for cutting now: transportation emissions.
Next week, we expect to see proposed federal regulations governing the fuel economy of freight trucks. This is a big deal from both an economic and an environmental perspective — an important opportunity to take a big bite out of carbon emissions and freight costs.
After years of study, EPA announced the new Tier 3 standards, which will significantly reduce tailpipe emissions of smog and soot from vehicles.
A new report, produced by Ceres and a coalition of industry partners, highlights just how rapidly California companies are developing diverse new, low-carbon fuel options to meet LCFS requirements.