Calif. Cracks Down On Diesel Rigs

Law360, New York (December 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- California regulators have adopted new rules aimed at slashing pollution from heavy-duty diesel trucks, which will require installing new technology on existing trucks and in some cases replacing old trucks entirely.

The California Air Resources Board, a branch of the state's Environmental Protection Agency, announced Friday that beginning Jan. 1, 2011, it would begin requiring that diesel trucks be fitted with diesel exhaust filters, with all trucks fitted by 2014. All trucks will need to use engines from model year 2010 or later, to be installed...
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