ARB News Releases for 2009

This page last reviewed January 04, 2010

The following news releases for 2009 are listed in reverse chronological order. Below the current year listing, we provide links to prior year news releases back to 1990.

2009 News Releases
(12-30-09) Bay Area Air District, State announce additional $3 million to clean up Oakland port trucks
(12-21-09) ARB settles with the Chrysler Group for $37,000
(12-17-09) British Columbia working with California to reduce vehicle emissions
(12-16-09) Target Corporation fined $500,000 for clean air violations
(12-15-09) Report to ARB presents policy recommendations to drive development of clean technology in California
(12-09-09b) ARB calls for new health report, directs staff to explore regulatory flexibility for small businesses on diesel truck rule
(12-09-09) California rule clamps down on leaks of potent greenhouse gases from large refrigeration systems
(12-02-09) California's best climate-smart small businesses recognized
(12-01-09) MEDIA ADVISORY: Air Resources Board to Recognize State's Top Climate-Smart Small Businesses
(11-30-09) Kern County company fined $14,500 for emissions violations
(11-24-09b) California releases preliminary rules for cap-and trade-program
(11-24-09) Telecommunications contractor fined $19,800 for emissions violations
(11-19-09) Car buyers looking for low polluting vehicles have new tool
(11-18-09) ARB announces high compliance for greenhouse gas reporting
(11-17-09) ARB reaches agreement with diesel parts manufacturer regarding sales and labeling violations
(11-16-09b) JLG Harvesting, Inc. fined $21,500 for emissions violations
(11-16-09) Tehama County commercial recycler fined $7,950 for emissions violations
(11-09-09) Santa Maria company fined $22,875 for emissions violations at Salinas terminal
(10-27-09) Carbon Monoxide: A Colder Months' Health Threat
(10-26-09) Southern California disposal company fined $219,500 for emissions violations
(10-23-09) Southern California waste hauler fined $500,000 for diesel violations
(10-21-09) Pacific Petroleum fined $21,000 for emissions violations
(10-12-09) City of Ventura fined $8,500 for emissions violations
(10-08-09) Humboldt Transit Authority fined $24,000 for emissions violations
(10-07-09b) ARB investigation leads to $33,000 judgment against Bay Area dealer of "pocket bikes"
(10-07-09) West coast marine cargo company fined $35,625 for emissions violations
(09-25-09) ARB seeks further reductions of diesel emissions at state rail yards
(09-24-09b) Air Resources Board adopts revised Forest Project Protocol
(09-24-09) California adopts new limits for consumer products
(09-21-09b) Gold country waste hauler fined $18,375 for emissions violations
(09-21-09) Southern California waste hauler Arakelian Enterprises fined $270,000 for emissions violations
(09-16-09b) ARB fines marketers of gasoline-powered blenders $240K
(09-16-09) ARB funds help Southern California small business get keys to a cleaner truck
(09-09-09b) Coachella Valley construction company fined $31,950 for emissions violations
(09-09-09) Anaheim waste hauler fined $85,000 for emissions violations
(09-08-09b) Valspar fined $218,000 for consumer products violations
(09-08-09) Funding assistance program delivers first truck San Joaquin Valley small business owner
(09-03-09b) ARB cites nation's largest school bus transportation firm $300,000 for diesel emissions violations
(09-03-09) ARB clears way for Southern California port truck grants
(09-01-09) SEPTEMBER 1 - DEADLINE FOR GAS STATIONS
(08-31-09b) Sunbelt Rentals fined $98,500 for emissions violations
(08-31-09) South state motorcycle dealers pay $180,000 in penalties
(08-18-09) City of Fresno to pay up to $1 million for new diesel vehicles
(08-13-09) ARB investigation leads to $1.875 million judgment against Viva Motor Sports, Inc. for selling non-California certified vehicles
(08-11-09) Los Angeles County waste hauler fined $21,500 for emissions violations
(08-06-09) Wildfire smoke is dangerous
(08-04-09) CoolCalifornia Small Business Award nominations being taken
(07-28-09) Fontana company fined $22,875 for emissions violations
(07-23-09) Air Resources Board amends landmark rule to reduce toxic emissions from off-road equipment
(07-22-09b) Amtrak California Repowers Toward a Greener Future
(07-22-09) Stimulus Plan's First Cleaner School Bus
(07-21-09) California sod company fined $9,500 for emissions violations
(07-08-09b) Obama Administration follows Governor's lead by funding diesel emissions reductions
(07-08-09) ARB cites Fresno-based firm $5,500 for diesel emission violations
(07-02-09) New indoor air cleaners certified to meet California's strict ozone limit
(07-01-09) Starting today ocean-going ships off California's coast must use clean fuel
(06-26-09) ARB unveils pollution-cutting tools for trucking community
(06-25-09b) California adopts first-in-nation approach to keep cars cooler
(06-25-09) ARB adopts landfill measure to reduce potent global warming gas
(06-24-09) AutoZone Settlement Totals $90,000
(06-18-09b) San Diego Metropolitan Transit System and contractors fined $47,750 for emissions violations
(06-18-09) New tool in battle against climate change
(06-17-09) Agriculture tech company cited $4,000 for diesel engine emissions violations
(06-01-09b) Silver State Trailways cited $15,750 for diesel engine emissions violations
(06-01-09) Southern California ready mix company fined $65,700 for emissions violations
(05-28-09b) ARB rolls out local government 'toolkit' to help cut climate change emissions, save money
(05-28-09) Study confirms reduction of air pollution extends life
(05-27-09) BP pays $1 million in fines for violations of California clean air regulations
(05-26-09b) Air District offers money to replace old diesel trucks
(05-26-09) $161 million in Prop 1B funds to restart projects for cleaner trucks and buses
(05-21-09c) World's largest equipment rental company fined $166,800 for emissions violations
(05-21-09b) MTA fined $162,000 for emissions violations
(05-21-09) Annual road rally will highlight advances in fuel-cell technology
(05-12-09) Air quality Almanac includes state air quality trends
(05-11-09) Car dealership fined $175,000 for installing unapproved aftermarket parts
(05-08-09) Riverside County trucking companies fined $7,500 for emissions violations
(05-07-09) Northern California Forest Products Company Fined $3,000
(04-28-09) British Council, Air Resources Board Announce 2009 California Climate Champions
(04-24-09b) ARB approves the distribution of $42 million in AB 118 grants
(04-24-09) ARB unveils 'toolkit' to help small businesses cut greenhouse gas emissions, save money
(04-23-09b) California Adopts Low Carbon Fuel Standard
(04-23-09) Traffic pollution linked to new cases of asthma
(04-16-09) Nissan Motor Co. fined $4.4 million
(04-08-09b) Air Board Chairman issues statement on $1.7 Million in stimulus funds for air quality improvements
(04-08-09) Leading waste management company fined $14,240 for diesel emission violations
(04-06-09) $6.8 million will assist construction of four hydrogen stations
(04-02-09c) ARB cites Cotati based trucking firm $8,500 for diesel emission violations
(04-02-09b) Cement company fined $10,875 for emissions violations
(04-02-09) Sand Car Association pays $600,000 for illegal vehicle sales
(04-01-09) ARB encouraging enforcement discretion in early phase of April 1 deadline for gas station upgrades
(03-30-09c) Temecula Valley Unified School District pays $18,500 in penalties
(03-30-09b) Ventura County Transportation Commission Fined $5,000
(03-30-09) Santa Monica's "Big Blue Bus" fined $21,000
(03-27-09) Armored Car Company Fined $16,000
(03-26-09b) Tire pressure check will save money, gas and lives
(03-26-09) Air pollution contributes to allergies
(03-20-09) California agricultural retailer fined $16,500 for emissions violations
(03-17-09b) Waste hauler fined $ 22,500 for emissions violations
(03-17-09) Tulare County Area Transit fined for air quality violations
(03-12-09) Bay Area company fined $12,000 for emissions violations
(03-10-09) Crop harvesting company fined $10,000 for diesel emission violations
(03-05-09b) April 1st Deadline for Gas Station Upgrades
(03-05-09) California proposes regulation targeting greenhouse gas emissions from fuels
(03-04-09) Hanford area public transit agency fined for air quality violations
(03-02-09) Victor Valley Transit fined for air quality violations
(02-26-09b) $700,000 in grants to help three companies demonstrate clean air innovations
(02-26-09) ARB controls use of potent chemicals that contribute to global warming
(02-23-09) ARB cites Oxnard trucking $6,000 for diesel emission violations
(02-17-09b) ARB fines San Francisco scooter importer $4,350 for improper vehicle engine labels
(02-17-09) City of Camarillo fined $5,250 for air quality violations
(02-11-09) Dairy trucks powered by cow waste
(02-11-09) Antelope Valley Transit fined for air quality violations
(02-05-09) Company cited for producing uncertified stretch limousines
(01-26-09) Rite Aid fined for air quality violations
(01-22-09b) ARB adopts regulation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from do-it-yourself cans of automobile refrigerant
(01-22-09) Wood smoke is a serious threat to public health
(01-21-09b) California Air Resources Board asks EPA to reconsider denial of waiver to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars
(01-21-09) U.S. EPA grants ARB waiver for transport refrigeration units
(01-14-09) One week left: California seeks 'climate champions' to join international youth network
(01-09-09) Kragen Auto fined $600,000
(01-05-09) U.S. EPA, California agencies showcase greener tractors, bulldozers

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