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Business, Government

California Trucking Association Names New CEO

California Trucking Association

The California Trucking Association has named Shawn Yadon as its new chief executive officer.

Transport Topics
December 10, 2013
Government

OOIDA Sues Calif. Over Soot Filter Mandate

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed a lawsuit in a California federal court on Dec. 6, seeking to block implementation and enforcement of the state’s Bus and Truck regulation requiring out-of-state truckers to install soot filters on their trucks.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
December 6, 2013
Government

Calif. Extends Soot Filter Deadline for Some Truckers

California environmental regulators said they will give truckers operating in the state who show “good faith efforts” additional time beyond the Jan. 1 compliance deadline requiring most heavy-trucks to install particulate filters.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 25, 2013
Government

CARB Makes Truck Replacement Grants Available

Six California air districts are accepting applications to fund truck replacement or engine repower projects for Classes 6-8 trucks.

Transport Topics
August 27, 2013
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

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