Diesel Truck & CARB Regulations
Small Fleet Economic Hardship Extension - Upcoming Deadline to Apply is December 31, 2014!
To be eligible for the extension, the vehicle owner must be able to prove they were financially unable to complete all of the following options that could be used to comply:
•Install a PM retrofit
•Purchase a replacement vehicle
•Lease a replacement vehicle
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.
June 30, 2014 - Truck and Bus Regulation Advisory
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
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:
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.
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.