According to a study released this month, emissions from diesel engines have been nearly eliminated by 2010 engine technolgoy — Selective Catalytic Reduction exhaust aftertreatment systems.
After Dec. 31, the South Carolina Port Authority only will admit trucks registered in its Clean Truck Certification Program.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has sued the California Air Resources Board over the agency's requirement that 2006 year-model and older trucks be retrofitted with a particulate matter filter to run in the state.
In addition to the previously reported six-month "Good Faith" extension, detail here on proposed new NOx-exempt areas and concurrent extensions, a fast-approaching funding deadline, and more.
Owner-operators around the nation can voice their concerns with CARB regulations and newly proposed compliance alternatives via a Dec. 4 webcast meeting in Sacramento; further views in latest podcast.
This feature podcast follows the Monday, Nov. 25, installment on CARB's 11th-hour flexibility maneuvering. Call 530-408-6423, state your name and location, and give us your view on the state's emissions regs.
A business group is suing California’s Air Resources Board over allegations it did not disclose known defects associated with the Diesel Particulate Filters required for trucks next year.
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