OFFICE LOCATION:
Butte County Air Quality Management District
629 Entler Avenue, Suite 15
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 332-9400

Diesel Truck & CARB Regulations

Truck and Bus Regulation Advisory:  Release June 30, 2014

CARB is hosting a local training workshop: How to Comply with the Truck and Bus Regulation

June 12, 2014, 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Northeastern California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Butte College, 2480 Notre Dame Blvd, Chico, CA. 

For Registration Help:  call (916) 322-3937 or email arbtrain@arb.ca.gov

Pre-Register at MyARBTRAINING:  https://ssl.arb.ca.gov/training/myarb/login.php

Course Webpage: https://ssl.arb.ca.gov/training/courses.php?course=521


Need help finding information about the State Air Resources Board (CARB) On-Road Truck Regulations? Telephone the CARB Hotline number: 866-634-3735 (866-6Diesel) and talk with a live person, or go on line at CARB website link The Truck Stop  or The Truck and Bus Regulation Web page


The Truck and Bus Regulation applies to privately and federally owned diesel trucks and buses that operate in California. See bulletin for January 2014 Reporting Deadline.

Questions and Answers:

Fact Sheets and Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.


Advisories:

MARCH 5, 2014 -  Air Resources Board Public Hearing on Amendments to Truck & Bus RegThe Air Resources Board will conduct a public hearing to consider the adoption of amendments to the Regulation to Reduce Emissions of Diesel Particulate Matter, Oxides of Nitrogen and Other Criteria Pollutants from In-Use Heavy-Duty Diesel-Fueled Vehicles (Truck and Bus regulation).

Date:                     April 24, 2014

Time:                     9:00 a.m.

Location:               California Environmental Protection Agency

                                Air Resources Board

                                Byron Sher Auditorium

                                1001 I Street

                                Sacramento, California 95814

 Directions: http://www.calepa.ca.gov/EPABldg/location.htm

 The public comment period for this regulatory action will begin on March 7, 2014.  To be considered by the Board, written comments, not physically submitted at the hearing, must be submitted on or after March 7, 2014, and received no later than 5:00 pm on April 21, 2014. To provide your comments before the Board hearing and to view the Notice, please go to:   http://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bclist.php 

 This notice, the ISOR, and all subsequent regulatory documents, are available on ARB’s website for this rulemaking at http://www.arb.ca.gov/regact/2014/truckbus14/truckbus14.htm

 Inquiries concerning the substance of the proposed amendments to the Truck and Bus regulation may be directed to the designated agency contact persons, Ms. Beth White, Manager of the On-Road Compliance Assistance Section, at (916) 324 1704, or Ms. Jacqueline Johnson, Air Pollution Specialist, at (916) 323-2750.

NOVEMBER 2013 - Read this press release on planned changes to the California  Air Resources Board (ARB) Truck and Bus Regulation.  Included in the press release is information on potential grant and loan opportunities.  For convenience we have also attached an advisory with additional information.  The Butte County AQMD is not part of ARB and we do not implement this regulation.  To be sure you know your compliance options and what is expected please contact ARB at 1-866-6DIESEL (866-634-3735), or email 8666Diesel@arb.ca.gov.

REMINDER:  Truck and Bus Regulation:  January 1, 2013 Requirements

California Air Resources Board (ARB) has issued an enforcement reminder letter for vehicles subject to the Truck and Bus Regulation that have year-end clean-up requirements.  The letter reminds fleets that heavier vehicles with 2000 to 2004 model year engines that they must have verified soot filters and/or upgrades to newer vehichles by January 1, 2013. 


Useful Fact Sheets:

Overview of Truck and Bus Regulation

Agricultural Vehicle Provisions

Small Fleet Provisions

Truck and Bus Compliance Requirements Summary

Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicle Air Quality Loan Program

Emissions and Health Benefits


Assistance in finding the information you need regarding the following State Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations: Industrial Engines; Agricultural Stationary and Portable Engines; In-Use Off-Road Regulation; In-Use On-Road Truck Regulation, and Misc Municipal and Utility Fleets.

Summary of Regulations

Staff Contacts for Regulations 

The following is the press release on planned changes to the state Air Resources Board (ARB) Truck and Bus Regulation.  Included in the press release is information on potential grant and loan opportunities.  For convenience we have also attached an advisory with additional information.  The Butte County AQMD is not part of ARB and we do not implement this regulation.  To be sure you know your compliance options and what is expected please contact ARB at 1-866-6DIESEL (866-634-3735), or email 8666Diesel@arb.ca.gov.