Fleet Rule for Public Agencies and Utilities - What's New Archive 2005
This page last reviewed February 22, 2011
|THE CALIFORNIA SENATE PASSED SENATE BILL 975, ASHBURN AIR QUALITY: BIODIESEL
An advisory letter, MSC 05-21, clarifying the use of B20, diesel that contains 20 percent by volume biodiesel, in conjunction with retrofit devices is now available. Senate Bill 975 allows within California any federal, state, or local agency; any regulated utility, and any owner or operator of solid waste collection vehicles to use B20 with retrofit devices through 2008 whether or not the device is verified with its use.
FOR THE PROPOSED CONTROL MEASURE FOR ON-ROAD HEAVY-DUTY DIESEL FLEET VEHICLES OWNED/OPERATED BY PUBLIC AGENCIES
The Air Resources Board (ARB) will conduct a public hearing on December 8-9, 2005 to consider adoption of a proposed control measure for On-road Heavy Duty Diesel Fleet Vehicles Owned/Operated by Public Agencies and Utilities. The proposed regulation will require public agencies (municipalities) and utilities to reduce the amount of diesel particulate matter from their vehicles by application of best available control technology.
|The "California Public Fleet Heavy-Duty Vehicle and Equipment Inventory" Final Report dated March 17, 2003, and its associated appendices are available for download. This report was prepared by TIAX LLC under contract to the Air Resources Board, to survey the heavy-duty vehicles and equipment owned and operated by public agencies in California.|
|The California Air Pollution Control Officers Association (CAPCOA) is sponsoring a free technical conference for Diesel Emissions Reduction for Public Agency and Utility Fleets. The conference will be held on August 15-16, 2005 at the Sacramento Convention Center. For more information please see the conference flyer. ARB Staff will also be presenting the latest draft of the proposed regulation for Public and Utility Fleets. This proposed rule has been rescheduled to be heard at the November 2005 Board Hearing.|