Objective of the program is to encourage early compliance with CARB’s on-road diesel vehicle and tractor-trailer greenhouse gas regulations.
Bill extends the rule banning heavy truck idling more than 15 minutes an hour. The bill removes a sunset date of May 1 that was in the original rule.
Company has permission to continue to sell new heavy-duty truck engines as long as the company still has enough emissions credits.
California Air Resources Board just settled 33 cases of air quality violations for nearly $227,000 in penalties.
CARB will pursue emergency rulemaking to fix an oversight that would prevent larger fleets from using a phased-in compliance schedule.
Company, facing millions of dollars in potential fines, says its "2010 transition was appropriate."
Two years ago, the American Trucking Associations and others filed suit against the state board’s low carbon fuel standard.
California Air Resources Board had issued a public letter to Navistar saying the company's emissions credits for the engine will expire Feb. 29.
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