Press Release: ACB files request for injunction against CARB

  Alliance for California Business Zeroes in on CARB’s Diesel Particulate Filter Requirement   The Alliance for California Business, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to protect and promote business growth throughout California, has struck again at the heart of the California Air Resources Board’s (“CARB”) requirement that diesel-powered trucks and buses statewide be equipped […]

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Public Workshops on the Future of AB32

    Three public workshops will be held to solicit public comment and input on a proposed scope of work for the Fourth California Climate Change Assessment. Dates and times for the workshops are listed below: Friday, August 8, 2014 10am-noon California Energy Commission – Hearing Room A 1516 9th Street, Sacramento, CA Also available […]

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CARB Truck & Bus Amendments Delay the Inevitable Once More

Alliance for California Business Press Release – May 27, 2014 Contact: Steve Caldwell, allianceforca@gmail.com; telephone – 530-342-6511   On April 25th, following a hearing in which California’s trucking industry made its collective voice heard on an array of different issues, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced its approval of proposed 2014 amendments to the […]

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Log Truck Funding Available for Butte

The following has been announced by the Butte County Air Quality Management District: This notification is to inform you that the Truck Improvement/Modernization Benefitting Emission Reductions (TIMBER) Program applications are now available on our website: http://www.bcaqmd.org/page/truck-improvementmodernization-benefitting-emission-reductio.php Butte County Air Quality Management District has a limited amount of funding for on-road heavy-duty logging truck replacement projects, to […]

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AB 32 Scoping Plan Updates

The period to make last comments on AB32 is now through Feb. 20 for final approval at the April ARB Board Meeting. “The Proposed First Update will be discussed at the Board Meeting on February 20, 2014. The Board Meeting is an opportunity for the public to provide input on the Proposed First Update. In […]

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PM Filter Records

WE NEED YOUR HELP! PLEASE SEND US YOUR RECORDS!   It has been over a month since we filed our Complaint and we are busy collecting evidence on PM trap filters. We need to show both the court and ARB the hardship caused by malfunctioning filters.    The attached spreadsheet has three tabs: 1.       Smoke test: if you […]

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Upcoming CARB workshops

The California Air Resources Board has scheduled five public workshops to discuss the proposed amendments to the In-Use Heavy-Duty Diesel-Fueled Vehicles Regulation (Truck and Bus Regulation).  The workshops will be held on the following dates at the following five locations (please see the Workshop Notice for addresses, see link below): Diamond Bar – Tuesday, December […]

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Press Release 11/25/13

  CARB Action on Diesel Particulate Filters Falls Short of Economic Fairness for Truckers Recent actions by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to delay full implementation of its requirement for the installation of diesel particulate filters (DPFs) on most trucks operating in the state do not address serious concerns by drivers about the safety […]

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Response to Recent CARB Advisory

Truck Owners Respond to CARB’s Reprieve of Diesel Filter Requirement   By January 1, 2014, most heavy-duty trucks operating in the state will be required to have a diesel particulate filter (DPF). At the October 24, 2013 California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) meeting, members of the Alliance for California Business and others in the trucking […]

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