Truck Fleets, Environmentalists Clash Over Stringency Of CARB ZEV Rule

October 4, 2021
Private and public owners of medium- and heavy-duty truck fleets are clashing with environmentalists over how stringent the California air board should make its proposed regulation requiring fleets to purchase zero-emission models beginning in 2024, while also hotly debating projected compliance costs. In a Sept. 27 comment letter , a coalition of environmental, equity, health and labor groups charges that California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff “have so far failed to incorporate several crucial improvements necessary to align the regulation...

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