• The Alliance for California Business is a nonprofit organization 501(c)(6) formed in 2013 by business owners, managers, and professionals to advocate for a robust economy in the state of California. The members are business professionals from all industries. Please join us today.

  • The vision of the Alliance for California Business is to attract, retain, and foster business growth through ingenuity, innovation, and collaboration.

  • If you support the mission to foster a strong economy in California please join us today.

Has CARB responded to your exemption request?

If you receive a response from CARB, either an exemption or denial letter, please notify us or our legal team immediately.    Contact Information:   Bud Caldwell, President ACB Telephone: 530-342-6511                       or Cannata, O’Toole, Fickes and Almazan LLP Legal Team Telephone: 415-409-8900  

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ACB Press Release: DPF Exemption Documents

ALLIANCE FOR CALIFORNIA BUSINESS URGES TRUCK AND BUS OWNERS TO SEEK EXEMPTION FROM DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER REQUIREMENT The Alliance for California Business (“Alliance”) is calling for interested parties to request an exemption from the California Air Resources Board’s (“CARB”) requirement that certain trucks and buses be equipped with diesel particulate filter (“DPF”) devices before they […]

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WE TOLD YOU SO: CARB ADMITS THAT THE DIESEL PARTULATE FILTER CAUSES ENGINE DAMAGE The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has admitted that the normal and predicted operations of the diesel particulate filter (DPF) damages heavy-duty diesel engines. In a dramatic reversal of its previous position, CARB explains that the potential for serious engine malfunction and […]

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The mission of the alliance is to ensure California regulations do not continue to drive businesses out of the state or even out of business. The mission will also be to reduce risks and increase opportunities for California business. Long-term, our members will work toward restoring California’s reputation as a business-friendly state.