CARB OKs Construction Fleet Rules Amid Claims It Will Stymie Key Projects

November 22, 2022
California air regulators have adopted new rules for diesel-fueled construction vehicles that require renewable diesel fuel use starting in 2024 and the phaseout of dirtier engines, despite charges from industry that the rules could take up to 33 percent of such equipment out of operation and stymie critically needed housing and clean transit projects in the state. “The oldest off-road diesel-fueled vehicles with no emission controls are 80 times as polluting as a similar sized off-road vehicle purchased today,” said...

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