Enforcement Advisories

This page last reviewed April 29, 2014

The California Air Resources Board publishes advisories on a regular basis to assist industry with keeping informed of regulatory changes and remaining in compliance with state regulations. This web page offers a comprehensive list of published Enforcement Advisories.


Current Advisory Date

Advisory
Number
Title
01/2013 444

Mail-Out #MSC 13-01 Regulatory Advisory - Sales of Aftermarket Parts for Diesel Engines

01/2013 443

Asbestos Removal and Demolition After State Declared Fire Emergencies in Non-Delegated Air Districts

12/2012 442 Consumer Products Regulations: 2013 Requirements
8/2012 441 Enforcement of the In-Use Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engine Fleet Regulation
7/2012 440 Advisory to Owners or Operators of Ocean-Going Vessels or Ships Visiting California Ports
4/2012 439 Enforcement of the Cargo handling Equipment Regulation at Ports and Intermodal Rail Yards; Status of Recently Proposed Amendments
6/2013 438 Facility Incompatability with Certified EVR Systems
4/2012 436 Enforcement of the Commercial Harbor Craft Regulation
11/2011 434 Marine Notice 2011-5 Advisory to Owners or Operators of Ocean-Going Vessels Visiting California Ports -
Safety Exemption Information and Notification Form
11/2011 433 Marine Notice 2011-4 Advisory to Owners or Operators of Ocean-Going Vessels Visiting California Ports -
Information on Recordkeeping Requirements
11/2011 432 Marine Notice 2011-3 Advisory to Owners or Operators of Ocean-Going Vessels Visiting California Ports -
Noncompliance Fee Provision Information and Submittal Forms
11/2011 431 Marine Notice 2011-2 Advisory to Owners or Operators of Ocean-Going Vessels Visiting California Ports -
Changes to the Regulation on Fuel Sulfur and Other Operational Requirements for Ocean-Going Vessels within California Waters and 24 Nautical Miles of the California Baseline
9/2011 430 Marine Notice 2011-1 Advisory to Owners or Operators of Ocean-Going Vessels Visiting California Ports -
Amendments to the California Regulation on Fuel Sulfur and Other Operational Requirements for Ocean-Going Vessels within California Waters and 24 Nautical Miles of the California Baseline (“OGV Fuel Regulation” or “regulation”)
6/2011 429 Tractor-Trailer Greenhouse Gas Regulation Reporting Deadline Extended to August 1, 2011
4/2011 428 Enforcement of the On-Road Voucher Incentive Program (VIP) Requirements
4/2011 427 Truck and Bus Regulation Postponement of the March 31 Reporting Deadline
2/2011 426 Tractor-Trailer Greenhouse Gas Regulation Implementing Amendments Considered by the Board on December 17, 2010
2/2011 425 Consumer Products Regulations: 2011 Requirements
1/2011 424 Truck and Bus Regulation Implementing Amendments Considered by the Board on December 17, 2010
1/2011 422 Consumer Products Regulations: Hairspray/Hair Styling Products
1/2014 421 Asbestos Abatement Requirements, Bridge Demolition and Renovation Projects in Non-Delegated Air Districts
9/2010 420 DECS Component Swapping and Re-Designation Reqirements
9/2010 419 Policy for Service Stations not Meeting the September 1, 2010 In-Station Diagnostic (ISD) Deadline
5/2010 418 Daily Inspections of Vapor Systems Technologies (VST) Enhanced Vapor Recovery Nozzle.
7/2010 416 Truck and Bus Regulation – Disclosure and Record Keeping Requirements
3/2010 415 Truck and Bus Regulation – Schedule for Proposed Amendments And Administrative Changes
9/2013 414 Enforcement of the In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation
1/2010 413 Enforcement of the Commercial Harbor Craft Regulations within California Waters
12/2009 412 In-Station Diagnostic Systems - Electronic Access: Availability of an RS 232 Port
12/2009 411 Drayage Truck Replacements and Retrofits: Extension on 2010 Emission Requirement (Revised)
11/2009 410 Golf Cart Limitations and Restrictions
11/2009 409 Coefficients in the CaRFG 3 Predictive Model Procedures Guide
12/2009 408 Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR)-Certified Replacement Parts For Pre-EVR Balance Vapor Recovery Systems
10/2009 406 Health and Safety Code Section 42706 Continuous Emissions Monitoring - Reporting
10/2009 405 Amendments to the Current In-Station Diagnostic Enforcement Policy
9/2009 404 Advisory to Owners or Operators of Ocean-Going Vessels Visiting California Ports:
Safety Exemption Information and Claim Form
9/2009 403 Utility Vehicle Idling
8/2009 402 Policy for Service Stations Regarding the September 1, 2009 In-Station Diagnostic (ISD) Deadline
8/2013 398 Uncertified VST Breakaways in California
1/2013 397 Racing Fuel - Sales, Supply, and Use Requirements (Revised)
4/2010 393 Enhanced Vapor Recovery System for Aboveground Storage Tanks
5/2011 391 New Written Idling Policy Requirements for Owners of In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicles (Revised)
6/2013 390 Enforcement of the Mobile Cargo Handling Equipment Regulation at Ports and Intermodal Rail Yards
3/2009 389 Warranty Coverage Information for Diesel Emission Control Strategies (DECS) Owners
2/2009 388 Commercial Harbor Craft Reporting: One-Month Grace Period
1/2009 387 Enforcement of the Mobile Cargo Handling Equipment Regulation at Ports and Intermodal Rail Yards
12/2008 386 Consumer Products Regulations: 2009 Requirements
3/2009 385 Enhanced Vapor Recovery: Policy for Service Stations Not Meeting the April 1, 2009 Phase II EVR Deadline
12/2008 384 Labeling Requirements for Manufactures, Fabricators, Importers, Distributors, and Retailers
10/2008 382 Enforcement of the Mobile Cargo Handling Equipment Regulation at Ports and Intermodal Rail Yards
2/2014 381 Enforcement of Requirements to Use On-road Certified Engines in On-road Registered Vehicles (Revised)
8/2008 380 Sell-Through Provisions That Apply To Manufactures, Importers, Distrbutors, Fabricators, and Retails of Composite Wood Products and Finished Goods
8/2008 379 Use of Alternate Diesel Fuels and Fuel Additives in Engines Equipped with Diesel Emission Control Strategies
12/2008 378 Updated Disclosure/Record Retention Requirements for Dealers and Sellers of In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicles (Revised)
5/2011 377 New Idling Limits for Owners, Operators, Renters or Lessees of In-Use Off Road Diesel Vehicles (Revised)
6/2008 376 Alternate Location Placement For Certified Clean Idle or Verified Clean APS Labels
4/2008 373 Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) Phase II System Update and Penalties for April 2009 Deadline
1/2008 371 Enforcement of Mobile Cargo Handling Equipment Regulation at Ports and Intermodal Rail Yards
12/2007
370 Consumer Products Regulations: 2008 Requirements
01/2014
369

Enforcement of Vehicle Certification: Neighborhood Electric Vehicles and Electric Golf Carts

10/2007
--- ARB to Resume Enforcement of the Ocean-Going Vessel Auxiliary Diesel Engine Regulation
8/2007 368 Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Rule Vehicle Applicability
5/2007 366 Important Date for Cargo Handling Equipment Regulatory Compliance
1/2011 364 New Requirements for Emission Control Labels (ECLs) in Effect (Revised)
2/2007 363 Clarification of Emergency Equipment Aboard Ocean-Going Vessels Visiting California Ports
2/2007 362 ARB Public Fleet Rule
2/2007 361 Mobile Cargo Handling Equipment Regulation at Ports and Intermodal Rail Yards
5/2007 360 Mobile Aviation Gasoline Refuelers State Requirement for CARB Certification Lifted
2/2007 359 Enhanced Vapor Recovery April 2009 Phase II Deadline
12/2006 358 Consumer Products Regulations: 2007 Requirements
12/2006 357 Vapor Recovery: In-Station Diagnostic System:
Veeder-Root In-Station Diagnostic Version 1.01 Software Upgrade
10/2006 356 Portable Equipment Registration Program Advisory Regarding New Eligiblity Requirements
10/2006 355 Vapor Recovery: In-Station Diagnostic Systems Electonic Access
1/2011 354 Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicle and Engine Label Requirements (Revised)
7/2006 353 Small Off Road Engines Compliance and Enforcement
12/2009 352 Enforcement of California's Diesel Fleet Programs: Fleet Periodic Smoke Inspection Program, Software Upgrade for Diesel Trucks, and Solid Waste Collection Vehicles (Revised)
4/2014 351 Enforcement of California's Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) (Revised)
2/2007 350 Enforcement of Software Upgrade for Heavy Duty Diesel Engines/REFLASH (Revised)
3/2008 349 Armored Vehicle Idling
5/2006 348 Portable Equipment Registration Program Compliance
4/2006 346 Advisory-Facility Reports for Transport Refrigeration Units
12/2005 345 Consumer Products: Changes to Product Dating Requirements
4/2006 344 Asbestos NESHAP Advisory for Demolitions and Renovations
12/2005 342 Clarified Requirements for Utility Jugs
11/2005 341 Consumer Products Regulations: Prohibition of Chlorinated Compounds
1/2010 340 ARB Policy Requiring Use of CCDET Certified SAE J1667 Smoke Opacity Tester (Revised)
11/2011 339 Sales and Installation of Aftermarket Parts on New and Used Gas or Diesel Powered Vehicles and Engines in California
10/2005 338 New Requirements for Kerosene Containers
6/2005 337 Vapor Recovery Equipment: Pomoco Spill Container Part Clarification
4/2005 336 Enhanced Vapor Recovery Implementation
4/2005 335 Cargo Tank Certification and Test Notification Procedures
2/2005 334 Legislation on Cruise Ship Incineration
2/2008 333 Limit Diesel-Fueled Commercial Motor Vehicle Idling (Revised)
5/2007 331 Enforcement of the Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Rule Begins (Revised)
1/2005 330 Consumer Products Regulations: January 2005 Requirements
12/2004 329 Consumer Products Regulations: 2005 Requirements
9/2004 327 Enhanced Vapor Recovery Implementation
8/2004 326 Evaluation Period of Internal Vapor Valves (Extended to 6/30/2005)
6/2004 325 Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Certification Application, Version 11
6/2004 324 Cargo Tank Diesel Fuel Repair
4/2004 323 Use of VacuSmart and VacuChek Testing Equipment with Gilbarco VaporVac Systems
12/2003 322 Evaluation Period of Internal Vapor Valves (Extended to 6/30/2004)
 10/2003 321 Enhanced Vapor Recovery Implementation Update
10/2003 320 Cargo Tank Certification Testing
10/2003 319 Changes in the Department of Motor Vehicles' Registration Policy for Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles (Revised)
7/2004 318 Limit School Bus Idling and Idling At Schools (Revised)
7/2003 317 Evaluation Period of Internal Vapor Valves(Extended Until 12/31/2003)
5/2003 316 Certification of Charcoal Lighter Material Products (Revised)
4/2003 315 Blending California Gasoline Containing Ethanol with California Gasoline Not Containing Ethanol
5/2003 314 New Gasoline-Powered Watercraft
10/2003 313 Off-Highway Motorcycles and All-Terrain Vehicles (OHVs) (Revised)
7/2003 312 Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Certification Testing
6/2003 309 Internet Sales of Portable Fuel Containers and Spouts
12/2002 308 Consumer Products Regulations: 2003 Requirements
11/2002 307 Industrial & Institutional Products Definition Clarification
7/2002 306 Cargo Tank Annual Test Applications
5/2002 305 Gasoline Powered Golf Carts
4/2002 303 Cargo Tank Test Notification
3/2002 302 Certification of Charcoal Lighter Material Products
3/2002 301 Expiration of the Sell-Through Period for Hairsprays
3/2002 300 Calculating the VOC Content of Compartmentalized Aerosol Products
7/2001 196 Implications of Enhanced Vapor Recovery in 2001
3/2001 194 Gasoline Dispensing Facility - Appropriate Use of TP-201.5 - Air to Liquid Ratio (A/L) Test
8/2001 191 Request for Date Coding Information
1/2001 190 California Senate Bill 1865: Changes to Air Pollution Violation Penalties
11/2000 189 Portable Fuel Containers and Spouts Regulation
9/2000 188 Gasoline Dispensing Facility - Marconi (Gilbarco) VaporVac Phase II System Certification
7/2000 187 Registration and Certification of Oxygenate Blenders
5/2000 186 Pressure Vent/Valve Recalls
5/2000 185 Vent Piping for Vapor Recovery Systems
2/2000 183 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
1/2000 182 Abrasive Blasting Program - Certified Abrasives
6/2004 179 Gasoline Vapor Recovery Diagnostic Tools
6/1999 176 Consumer Product Reg: Hairspray Category - 1999 Requirements (Revised)
4/1999 175 Liquified Petroleum Gas Motor Vehicle Fuel Requirements
2/1999 173 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
2/1999 172 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification - Applications  
12/1998 171 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification (Revised)
12/1998 170 CA Motor Vehicle Fuel Deliveries and the New Underground Storage Tank Standards
11/1998 169 Annual Air to Liquid Testing Requirements
12/1998 168 Fuel Requirements for Airport Ground Vehicles
10/1998 165 Gasoline Vapor Recovery - Curley-Q Hose Design
11/1998 164 Abrasive Blasting - Legal Opinion - Time Period of Legal Use of Certified Blasting
10/1998 163 What Importers Should Know About Importing Motor Vehicle Gasoline Into California
6/1998 162 Serpentine Rock Clarification
6/1998 161 Serpentine Rock
2/1998 160 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification Applications  
2/1998 159 1998 RVP Advisory
11/1997 156 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification - Update
7/1998 154 Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Certification Testing
8/1997 152 Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Specifications, Legal and Equivalent Test Methods, and Reproducibilities
5/1997 151 3M Adhesives Sell Through
5/1997 150 VOC Definition Change for PEIC
2/1997 149 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
2/1997 147 Abrasive Blasting Program Applications
1/1997 146 Consumer Products 1997 Requirements
12/1996 144 Visibility Obscurant
12/1996 143 Changes in State Law - Assembly Bill No. 1855
10/1996 142 Expiration of Variance for 3M Aerosol Fabric Protectant
9/1996 141 Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Certification
9/1996 140 Abrasive Blasting Program - Certified Abrasives
10/1996 139 Nontraditional Distributed Products
6/1996 138 Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Certification
2/1996 137 CD Policy and Procedure for Dates of Reformulated Gasoline
2/1996 136 California Reformulated Gasoline Regulations: Compliance Dates
1/1996 135 Continuous Emissions Monitoring  - Reporting
1/1996 134 Senate Bill 163: Legislation on Motor Vehicle Fuel Distributors
1/1996 133 Independent Contractors List  - Update
1/1996 132 Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Certification
10/1995 131 Fragrance Exemptions
10/1995 130 APDO Ethanol Exemption Changes
10/1995 129 Consumer Products VOC Definition Changes
9/1995 128 Wintertime Oxygenated Gasoline 1995/1996
9/1995 127 Abrasive Blasting Program - Certified Abrasives
10/1995 126 Consumer Products - 1996 Requirements
8/1995 125 Natural Gasoline Liquids
7/1995 124 Red Dyed Diesel Enforcement
7/1995 123 Smuggling of CFCs
5/1995 122 Certification of Charcoal Lighter Material Products
3/1995 121 Abrasive Blasting Program - Certified Abrasives
3/1995 120 Independent Contractor Program - Approvals
3/1995 119 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
3/1995 118 Abrasive Blasting - Applications
3/1995 117A Variances from the Requirement to Install Air Pollution Control Equipment or Achieve Emission Standard/Limitation
11/1994 116 Senate in State Law - Senate Bill 2680 - Product Variances
10/1994 114 Independent Contractors List  - Update
9/1994 113 Diesel Fuel - Important Dates for Small and Independent Refiners
9/1994 112 Wintertime Oxygenated Gasoline Program - 1994/95
9/1994 111 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification - Update
2/1994 109 Independent Contractors List  - Update
2/1994 108 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
11/18/93 105 Antiperspirant/Deodorant Regulations: 1994 Requirements
11/1993 104 Independent Contractors List  - Update
10/1993 103 Diesel Fuel Enforcement
12/13/93 102 ARB Policy Regarding the Issuance of Retroactive Variances
12/07/93 101 Diesel Fuel Regulations: Questions and Answers on Enforcement Issues
9/1993 99 Wintertime Oxygenated Gasoline Program - 1993/94
9/1993 98 Usage of Large Diameter Nozzle Spout
9/1993 97 Aromatic Hydrocarbon and Sulfur Content of Diesel Fuel
8/31/93 96 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification - Update
4/30/93 95 Independent Contractors List  - Update
10/1993 94 Consumer Product Date Coding
3/1993 93 Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Certification
1/25/93 92 AB 1572 - Increasing Maximum Penalties
12/21/92 91 New Legislation Affecting Variance Regulations AB 2781 and AB 3790 - SB 546 and SB 1728
12/1992 90 Winter Oxygenated Gasoline Program
10/1992 89 Winter Oxygenated Gasoline Program
10/15/92 88 Independent Contractors List  - Update
8/31/92 87 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification - Update
8/07/92 86 Continuous Emission Monitoring(CEM) Excess Emission Reporting Via Fax 
3/15/92 85 Independent Contractor Program - Approvals
3/1992 84 Reid Vapor of Gasoline
3/1992 83 Hold Open Latch Requirement
2/1992 82 Fuel Requirements for Airport Ground Vehicles
2/1992 81 Service Station Operator's Guide to Compliance with California's Fuel Regulations
12/23/91 79 Lead in Gasoline
1/1992 78 No Burn Day Permits
12/02/91 76 Motor Fuel Producers, Importers, Importers, Distributors & Retailers
9/20/91 75 Independent Contractors List  - Update
8/31/91 73 Abrasive Certification List
7/21/91 71 Fuel Distribution Registration
6/1991 70 Revised Abrasive Blasting Registration
5/31/91 69 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
5/1991 68 Dewatering Waste Solution
5/14/91 67 CEM Reporting
4/25/91 66 Independent Contractors List  - Update
4/15/91 65 Reid Vapor Pressure Specifications
3/1991 63 ARB Variance Review Policy for Compliance with HSC Section 42352
1/1991 62 Ammendments to Abrasive Blasting Registration
12/1990 61 Penalties of Mobile Source VE Violations
12/1990 60 Hearing Board Appoinments/Interim Authorization
11/30/90 58 Source Testing
10/1990 57 Assembly 2791 - Demolition Permit
10/31/90 56 Aboveground Tank Vapor Recovery Certification
10/1990 55 Independent Contractors List  - Update
6/1990 53 Bulk Plant/Gasoline Dispensing Facility -Vapor Recovery System
4/25/90 52 Independent Contractors List  - Update
12/27/89 51 Asbestos Hotline
12/29/89 50 Independent Contractors List  - Update
8/22/89 49 Independent Contractors List  - Update
9/1989 48 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification  - Update
7/17/89 47 Waste Oil Burner Advertisements in California
7/12/89 46 Decertified Vapor Recovery Equipment
5/24/89 45 Building Permit Application
7/1989 44 Independent Contractors List  - Update
5/1989 43 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification  - Update
4/13/89 42 Industrial Facilities Near Schools
3/1989 41 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
3/1989 40 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
1/23/89 39 Independent Contractors List  - Update
1/20/89 38 Environmental Contacts for NOVs issued to U.S. Navy Installations
12/1988 34 Use of Low Sulfur
12/15/88 32 Auto Rework Bake-Off Ovens Potential Sources of VOC and Toxic Emissions
11/22/88 31 AB2595 - CCAA - Hearing Boards
12/1988 30 AB2595 - CCAA - Revision to Permit Conditions and Temporary Permit to Operate
11/15/88 29 AB2595 - CCAA Penalties
9/1988 28 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification  - Update
9/1988 27 Vapor Recovery Self - Inspection Handbook
7/1988 26 Independent Contractors List  - Update
7/1988 26 Healy Vapor Recovery System Nozzle Malfunctions
8/1988 25 Independent Contractors List  - Update
4/1988 24 Brown Act Advisory
6/1988 23 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification  - Update
3/1988 22 1988 Vapor Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
3/1988 21 Independent Contractors List  - Update
2/1988 20 Legal Requirements for Variance Orders - HSC 42352
8/21/87 19 Independent Contractors List  - Update
6/1987 18 Amended Source Test Methods
5/18/87 17 Independent Contractors List  - Update
3/1987 16 Abrasive Blasting Program Certification  - Update
2/20/87 15 Independent Contractors List  - Update
11/1986 14 Workshop on Impact of Regulation Changes (page 1)
11/20/86 14 Abrasive Blasting Material Certification (page 2)
10/20/86 13 AB1276 - Increasing Maximum Penalties
9/26/86 12 DOD Policy Guidance for VOCs Compliance Planning
12/23/85 12 Sulfur in Diesel Fuel Amendments
12/1985 11 NESHAPs Asbestos D/R Notification
11/12/85 10 EPA Authority to Enforce the SIP
4/15/85 8 Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline
4/15/85 7 Bromine Number/Reid Vapor Pressure of Gasoline Responsible Party
11/1984 6 Sulfur in Diesel Fuel Responsible Party Policy 
9/1984 5 Amendments to the Lead in Gasoline Regulations
8/1984 4 Applicability of New Lead in Gasoline Limits
6/29/84 3 Lead in Gasoline Regulations
6/25/84 2 Legal Requirements Regarding Sulfur in Diesel Fuel
6/25/84 1 Vapor Recovery Requirements for Gasoline Delivery Tanks

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