California
Government

CARB Boosting Truck Inspections in August During ‘Clean Truck Month’

The California Air Resources Board said it will conduct increased truck inspections during August.

Transport Topics
August 6, 2012
Government

Calif. Ruling Not Expected to Halt Diesel Emissions Plan, ATA Says

A California judge late last week temporarily halted the state’s cap-and-trade plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gases emitted by large stationary sources.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2011
Government

CARB to Consider Additional Changes to Its Transport Refrigeration Unit Rule

The California Air Resources Board is considering amendments to its transport refrigeration unit regulation, including one that would extend the current seven-year in-use compliance period.

March 28, 2011
Government

CARB Approves Changes to Emissions Rules to Ease Truckers’ Costs for New Equipment

California environmental regulators have approved amendments aimed at easing the financial burden facing truckers in order to comply with the state’s greenhouse gas emissions regulations.

January 3, 2011
Government

California Agency Delayed Environmental Rules in 2010

For some time, two things seemed certain for truckers in California: taxes and stiff environmental requirements. That didn’t change in 2010.

December 28, 2010
Government

CARB Says Changes to Truck Emissions Rules Could Save Trucking More Than $3 Billion

A series of proposed amendments to California’s emissions-reduction regulations for heavy trucks would save the trucking industry more than $3 billion, in part by delaying some compliance requirements, according to a new report by the state’s environmental regulatory staff.

November 8, 2010
Government

California Aims to Close Drayage Loopholes to Prevent Transfer of Freight to Older Trucks

California environmental regulators plan to plug a pair of loopholes in the state’s drayage regulation that allow some operators to game the system, port officials and state regulators said.

November 8, 2010
Government

CARB Plans to Amend Greenhouse Gas Rules

California environmental regulators were expected late last week to make public their final slate of proposed amendments designed to help motor carriers ease the financial pain of complying with the state’s tough heavy-duty truck greenhouse gas emissions reduction and retrofitting regulations.

November 1, 2010
Government

California Proposals Could Save Trucking $3 Billion, Reports Says

A slate of proposed amendments to California’s tough heavy truck diesel emissions reduction regulation would save the trucking industry more than $3 billion in retrofits and engine replacements and delay some compliance requirements by a year or more, according to a report by the state’s environmental regulatory staff.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2010
Government

ATA Asks Judges to Reconsider Decision Allowing California’s Reefer Rule to Stand

Lawyers for American Trucking Associations have filed a petition asking that all 13 federal appeals court judges with the District of Columbia Circuit reconsider a three-judge panel’s decision that let California’s “reefer retrofit” rule stand.

May 31, 2010

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