Expired, Repealed, and Archived Alaska Incentives and Laws
The following is a list of expired, repealed, and archived incentives, laws, regulations, funding opportunities, or other initiatives related to alternative fuels and vehicles, advanced technologies, or air quality.
The Community and Public Transportation Advisory Board (Board), established within the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, must analyze the use of alternative fuels in community and public transportation vehicle fleets. Alternative fuels to consider include compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, propane, and biodiesel. The Board will make recommendations for the use of alternative fuel vehicles where cost effective. (Reference Alaska Statutes 44.42.095)
At the direction of the Alaska Legislature, the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities issued a report on the feasibility of using CNG to power vehicles in the state. The study:
- Reviewed existing government programs and incentives in North America that promote the use of CNG;
- Reviewed and summarized relevant studies and investigations on existing public policy incentives that encourage the use of CNG;
- Evaluated the environmental benefits and technical merits of using CNG;
- Considered the economic, environmental, and technological advantages and disadvantages of using and promoting the use of CNG; and
- Set out a proposal for a CNG expansion program in the state.
(Reference Alaska Statutes 44.42.020(a)(3))
To reduce emissions and reliance on imported petroleum, the Alaska Senate urges state and federal agencies to purchase vehicles that can be converted to run on CNG. (Reference Senate Resolution 10, 2010)
The Alaska Climate Change Sub-Cabinet advises the governor on climate change strategy, including opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the use of alternative fuels. (Reference Administrative Order 238, 2007)