Groups Seek Delays To CARB Harbor Craft Rules, Say EPA Waiver Needed

June 15, 2022
Industry and other groups are pressing California air board officials to delay deadlines in their recently adopted new harbor craft emission regulations, with some also charging that the board must obtain a Clean Air Act waiver of federal preemption before they can begin enforcing the new standards. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) “must obtain a waiver of federal preemption from U.S. EPA before attempting to enforce any aspect of” its commercial harbor craft (CHC) regulatory amendments, “since CARB is,...

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