South Coast Air Quality Management District

(Adopted June 16, 2000)

Rule 1193. Clean On-Road Residential and Commercial Refuse Collection Vehicles

(a) Purpose

For solid waste collection fleets operating in the South Coast Air Quality Management District (District), this rule requires public and private solid waste collection fleet operators to acquire alternative-fuel refuse collection heavy-duty vehicles when procuring or leasing these vehicles to reduce air toxic and criteria pollutant emissions.

(b) Applicability

This rule applies to government agencies and private entities that operate solid waste collection fleets with 15 or more solid waste collection vehicles. This rule shall not apply to vehicles or services pursuant to paragraph (e).

(c) Definitions

For purposes of this rule, the following definitions shall apply:

(d) Fleet Requirements

(e) Exemptions

The provisions of this rule shall not apply to the following:

(f) Compliance Auditing and Enforcement

(g) Severability

If any provision of this rule is held by judicial order to be invalid, or invalid or inapplicable to any person or circumstance, such order shall not affect the validity of the remainder of this rule, or the validity or applicability of such provision to other persons or circumstances. In the event any of the exceptions to this rule is held by judicial order to be invalid, the persons or circumstances covered by the exception shall instead be required to comply with the remainder of this rule.