Citations with the tag: CALIFORNIA. Air Resources Board
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- Strikes, hikes and breakdowns.
// National Petroleum News; Dec93, Vol. 85 Issue 13, p19
Reports on the impact of the United States federal and state regulations on diesel fuel. Background; Trucker group protests; Impact of California Air Resources Board (CARB) exemption to off-road businesses; California Governor Pete Wilson's opinion; Construction of an emergency interagency...
- Fast Separation of Dinitrophenylhydrazine Derivatives of Aldehydes and Ketones Determined by CARB Method 1004 and EPA Method TO-11.
Tracy, Mark; Xiaodong Liu; Pohl, Chris // LC-GC North America; Feb2009 Supplement, p17
The article presents information on a California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA method used to monitor 13 carbonyl compounds in engine exhaust. It is reported that Acclaim E2 column offers a superior solution, in terms of resolution and throughput to analyzing these compounds regulated by...
- PULLING THE PLUG ON AIR PURIFIERS.
Kessler, Sarah F. // Sierra; Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p17
The article discusses a 13-year-old child's research on ozone-emitting air purifiers and pulmonary function and submission of the results to the California Air Resources Board.
- California Air Resources Board files appeal in LCFS case.
Kessler, Sarah F. // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight; 1/5/2012, p6
The article reports on a notice of appeal filed by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to challenge the ruling by U.S District Court for the Eastern District of California Judge Lawrence D. O'Neill on the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard...
- CARB offering lease-to-own truck financing.
Kessler, Sarah F. // Fleet Owner Blog; 3/14/2012, p8
The article reports on a financing program offered by the California Air Resources Board to help small business owners replace their fleet of diesel vehicles with trucks that comply with the regulations on greenhouse gases. It discusses the insurance of small business loans through the...
- CARB approves major fleet rules.
Vise, Avery // Commercial Carrier Journal; Jan2009, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p16
The article reports on rules adopted by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), which require retrofit or replacement of virtually all trucks now operating in California and mandate tire and aerodynamic-related specifications in an effort to reduce greenhouse gases. Under the rule, fleet...
- Key Energy Services settles with CARB for $51,750.
Vise, Avery // Commercial Carrier Journal; Sep2011, Vol. 168 Issue 9, p47
The article reports that the California Air Resources Board has made a settlement with Key Energy Services for alleged air quality violations in 2008 and 2009 after being found that it failed to test the diesel engine emissions of California fleet as required by law.
- Regulatory Update.
Vise, Avery // R&D Magazine; Jul2002, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p43
Presents updates on market regulation in the U.S. as of July 2002. Details of the plan of the California Air Resources Board for emission reduction; Number of states which have attempted to deregulate the power industry.
- Deadline approaching for California's SmartWay Rule.
Vise, Avery // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight; 10/15/2012, p4
The article announces that California will implement its SmartWay Rule on January 1, 2012. Starting this date, truckers and fleets from the U.S., Canada and Mexico must have SmartWay-verified aerodynamic devices that reportedly improve fuel economy by 4% to 5%. All fleets and owners who travel...
- THE LATEST.
PETERSON, JODI // High Country News; 12/10/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 21, p6
The article offers the U.S. news briefs as of December 10, 2012 on topics including federal health standards for particulates exceeded by the dust storms causing respiratory problems and the limits imposed by the California Air Resource Board to stop dust storms.
- Tanks meet emission standards.
Antosiewicz, Frank // Plastics News; 5/7/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p27
The article announces the certification of different fuel tanks from Centro Inc. and Arkema Inc. by the California Air Resource Board. The two companies are moving forward to meet standards for lower-emission gasoline tanks that are still five and six years from being implemented in the state....
- Coalition challenges CARB rules.
Antosiewicz, Frank // Aftermarket Business; 10/01/98, Vol. 108 Issue 10, p1
Reports on the creation of the California Consumer Choice, a group of aftermarket associations seeking to change a California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulation. Information on CARB regulations; Comments from Mike Morris, chairman of the California Automotive Task Force, on the importance of...
- We need to do better.
Gelinas, Tom // Fleet Equipment; Feb98, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p30
Editorial. Urges fleets to support the proposed amendments to the California Air Resources Board's (CARB) Heavy Duty Vehicle Inspection Program and Periodic Smoke Inspection Program which are aimed at controlling exhaust emissions from diesel-powered trucks and buses. Trucking industry's...
- New CARB chief preaches flexibility.
Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News; 4/10/1995, Vol. 69 Issue 5599, p6
Presents comments by California Air Resources Board CARB) chairman John Dunlap III on flexibility in the state's zero-emission mandate. Call for automakers to make the mandate work; Inconsistent messages from automakers, battery companies and other technology providers about the mandate's...
- Dry van trailers.
Kilcarr, Sean // Fleet Owner; Jan2010, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p70
The article reports on the sales of dry van trailers in California. It states the possibility of the new regulations to spur a demand for trailers that are lighter, more aerodynamic, and more fuel-efficient. Vice president and general manager for Wabash's DurePlate products group Jamie Scarcelli...
- Ports in a storm.
LEAVITT, WENDY // Fleet Owner; Sep2011, Vol. 106 Issue 9, p57
The article presents author's comments on the regulations related to drayage transportation in the shipping industry in the U.S. It offers information on the delay in the truck-replacement deadlines under the state's drayage truck regulations executed by California Air Resources Board (CARB). It...
- Oakland port truckers seek emissions rule delay.
Kvidera, Max // Overdrive; Apr2011, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p65
The article reports that trucking companies serving the Port of Oakland are requesting support to delay a mandate form the California Air Resources Board which requires trucks to be retrofitted with nitrogen oxide-reduction equipment by 2014.
- CARB: Hybrids okay as ZEVs.
Snyder, Jesse // Ward's Auto World; Sep95, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p96
Reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) qualified the hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) for credit to the state's zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) regulations. 1995 conference of the Society of Automotive Engineers in California; Discussion on advances in electric vehicle technology;...
- 'Cool' Paints Initiative Ugly, Lazy.
WINTER, DREW // Ward's Auto World; Apr2009, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p3
The author comments on the new cool paints initiative from the California Air Resources Board aimed at reducing carbon-dioxide emissions and improving fuel economy. He criticizes the use of architectural standards as a basis for the legislation because automobiles are manufactured differently....
- CARB verifies integrated Cummins APU.
WINTER, DREW // Commercial Carrier Journal; May2008, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p28
The article reports on the verification of the Cummins ComfortGuard, a diesel-powered Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for trucks, as compliant with the anti-idling regulations of the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The CARB approval applies on the two configurations of the ComfortGuard system,...
- CARB tries to amend Truck and Bus Rule, SmartWay mandate.
WINTER, DREW // Bulk Transporter; Nov2010, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p42
The article reports on the release of the draft regulatory language for proposed amendments to the In-use On-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). It mentions that the draft would implement major changes to the rule such as exempting smaller vehicles from...
- Too many ifs to legislate air checks.
WINTER, DREW // Tire Business; 7/5/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p6
The article discusses various issues surrounding the implementation and proper working of California Air Resources Board's latest rule related to tire maintenance. It mentions that if the rule is passed by the government then all auto service providers in California will be required to check and...
- THE DRIPLESS DILEMMA.
Bennett, Stephen // National Petroleum News; Jul2003, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p46
Reports on the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulation requiring manufacturers to develop 'dripless nozzles' for retail fuel dispensing systems. Significant provisions of the regulation; Test procedure for a dripless nozzle as specified by CARB; Proposal for changes in the test procedure.
- CARB: Calif. vehicles pollute more than thought.
Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News; 11/8/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5847, p8
Reports on the California Air Resources Board's revision of its inventory of motor vehicles' air pollution effects in the state as of November 26, 1999. Number of motor vehicles not accounted for by the agency.
- California Ousts Chlorinated Aerosol Brake Cleaners.
Rechtin, Mark // Chemical Market Reporter; 08/14/2000, Vol. 258 Issue 7, p20
Announces the phasing out of the sale of aerosol brake cleaners containing perchloroethylene as voted by the California's Air Resources Board. Comments from Steve Risotto, executive director of the Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance.
- Air Board Set to Determine Land Use GHG Emissions.
Journel, Syndee // California Today; Sep2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p5
The article reports on the release of the draft greenhouse gas emission reduction targets set by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in 2010. Under the Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act of 2008 (SB 375), the targets focus on lowering global warming emissions created by...
- Hino hybrid approved for incentive program.
Journel, Syndee // Fleet Owner Blog; 11/6/2012, p1
The article reports on the approval of Hino Trucks' Class 5 195h diesel-electric hybrid for participating in the California Air Resources Board (CARB) California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Program (HVIP) in 2012.
- Beware: New California exhaust regs now in effect.
Journel, Syndee // Commercial Carrier Journal; Jan2013, Vol. 170 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on California Air Resources Board Truck and Bus regulation which took effect on January 1, 2013, requiring that owners of trucks weighing more than 26,000 pounds with 2000-2004 model year engines must have set up verified soot filters or have upgraded to newer vehicles.
- CARB verifies new diesel particulate filter.
Journel, Syndee // Fleet Owner Blog; 12/6/2012, p2
The article offers information on Boshart Engineering's BE Econix Diesel Particulate Filter which has been verified by the California Air Resources Board.
- California's zero-emission credits give startup EV makers a boost.
Webb, Alysha // Automotive News; 8/2/2010, Vol. 84 Issue 6423, p16
The article offers information on the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program launched in California, which is reportedly attracting manufacturers of alternative-fuel vehicles. It states that the program has created a place for credits which can be earned on selling electric vehicles that will be...
- Carb lightens up.
Webb, Alysha // Cycle World; Mar1999, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p27
Reports on the revised emissions regulations of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATV). Registration and use of all two-strokes and four-strokes initially banned on January 1, 1997; Use of California off-road riding areas.
- California completes GreenEarth evaluation.
Webb, Alysha // American Drycleaner; Mar2008, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p6
The article reports that the agency California Air Resources Board (ARB) has recently completed an 18-month evaluation of decamethylcyclopen-tasiloxane (D5) silicone, which is the solvent used in GreenEarth cleaning agents. After an evaluation of the information available on D5 silicon,...
Webb, Alysha // American Drycleaner; Jul2008, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p13
The article presents the author's comments on the California Air Resources Board's (CARB's) decision to officially affirm GreenEarth as an acceptable drycleaning solvent alternative. He says that CARB sees no need to regulate its use in dry cleaning. He says that he is confident that CARB will...
- Foreign Ships Fined for Burning 'Dirty' Fuel in State Waters.
Webb, Alysha // Log Newspaper; 5/13/2011, Issue 894, p20
The article reports that three shipping companies based in Europe, which failed to switch engines from bunker fuel to low-sulfur fuel before entering California waters, were fined by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) with a total amount of 161,000 dollars.
- US motor giants fail to quell enthusiasm for electric cars.
Macilwain, Colin // Nature; 5/19/1994, Vol. 369 Issue 6477, p175
Reports on oil and automobile industries' failure to delay the implementation of a regulation requiring car companies operating in California to develop and sell electric cars by 1998. Impact of the Californian Air Resources Board's mandate; California's pioneering of air pollution law; UK...
- Compliance offers savings.
Kilcarr, Sean // Fleet Owner; Oct2010, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p22
The article reports on the results of the cost of complying with the California Air Resources Baord's new heavy-duty tractor-trailer greenhouse gas regulation mandate that finds some fleets in the long-term.
- CARB seeks consensus, member says.
Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News; 11/20/1995, Vol. 70 Issue 5633, p16
Reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is seeking consensus for its zero-emission mandate. Manufacture of zero-emission vehicles by 1998; Speculation on accommodating modifications of the mandate; Need for modification of car batteries.
- It's the battery, stupid!
Moskal, Brian S. // Industry Week/IW; 10/3/94, Vol. 243 Issue 18, p22
Focuses on the difficulties of mass-producing electric-vehicles (EV) in the United States. Cost of EV production; Problems in the batteries used in EVs; California Air Resources Board's zero-emissions mandate; Effect to the automakers; Limited advances in EV battery technology; Cost of EVS;...
- CARB enforcing anti-idling rules.
Moskal, Brian S. // Commercial Carrier Journal; Nov2008, Vol. 165 Issue 11, p34
The article reports on the enforcement by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) of the anti-idling program, which limits idling to five minutes. According to CARB, its staff and local air quality officials are enforcing the idling regulations by monitoring sleeper berths and commercial...
- CARB considers tattletale chip on vehicle emissions systems.
Keebler, Jack // Automotive News; 10/24/1994, Vol. 69 Issue 5575, p8
Reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) may try to require California cars to include a $50 electronic transponder that would tell air enforcers when a warning light goes off on a vehicle's emissions system. Merits and drawbacks of the systems outlined by Marc Carlock, a CARB...
- LAWLESS CLEANER.
Keebler, Jack // Cycle World; Nov2006, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p28
The article reports on the judgment given by the California Air Resources Board standards to Honda's aerosol product Pro Honda Spray Cleaner & Polish.
- Air-quality regulations.
Keebler, Jack // Paint & Coatings Industry; Oct97, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p222
Reports that a proposed regulation of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) would amend air-quality requirements to add volatile organic compounds standards for consumer product categories. Where the copies of this regulation can be downloaded.
- Savings offered on TRU products.
Keebler, Jack // Fleet Owner; Sep2010, Vol. 105 Issue 9, p64
The article reports on the 100 dollars in savings offered by Rypos on its DPF/LETRU and Proventia FTF trailer mount filter products, which will help owners and operators to meet the new model 2003 transport refrigeration unit (TRU) regulations from California Air Resources Board (CARB).
- Contractors Push to Delay costly Regulations for Controlling Pollution.
Larson, Mark // San Diego Business Journal; 1/29/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p37
The article reports on the request of contractors to delay costly regulations for controlling pollution in California. An estimated $21 billion extra costs will be spent by contractors using off-road diesel-powered equipment if the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the new clean air...
- Hybrid Electric Cars Spark Interest With Improved Gas Mileage.
Zion, Lee // San Diego Business Journal; Jul2002, Vol. 23 Issue 26, p11
Focuses on the increasing popularity of hybrid electric cars in San Diego, California. Mandates passed by the California Air Resources Board to automobile manufacturers; Release of the Escape SUV model by Ford Motor; Difference between driving a hybrid and conventional car.
- FORMALDEHYDE AT THE HEART OF PROPOSED RULE.
Christianson, Rich // Wood & Wood Products; Nov2006, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p17
The article focuses on the issues concerning the scheduled voting by the California Air Resources Board on the ramifications on the entire value chain of furniture, cabinets and other wood products made with traditional wood composites containing urea formaldehyde resins. It is expected that the...
- CDTi's Purifilter EGR now available for sale to California fleets.
Whistler, Deborah // Fleet Owner Blog; 11/26/2012, p9
The article reports on the decision of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) allowing Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTi) to advertise, sell and install its Purifilter EGR diesel particulate filter.
- Diesel wins the fuels race.
Martin, John // Fleet Equipment; Nov2007, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p12
The author reflects the author's opinion on the use of diesel as a transportation fuel of choice in the U.S. He cites a study conducted for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) recommending diesel fuel as an important part of the state's effort to reduce CO2 emissions in light-duty...
- It's TRU: "idling" regulations reach to reefers.
Martin, John // Fleet Owner; Mar2010, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p70
The article discusses the idling regulations in California. It is mentioned that idling regulation covers only the vehicle's engine used for motive power. In California, idling regulation recently spread out to include other diesel-powered systems particularly transport refrigeration units. It...
- CARB relaxes some diesel engine, GHG rules.
Martin, John // Commercial Carrier Journal; Jan2011, Vol. 168 Issue 1, p18
This article looks at the modifications made by the California Air Resources Board to several regulations related to on- and off-road diesel engines.