California regulators have issued a proposal focused at lowering particulate matter emissions for new trucks built beginning in 2024, but federal regulators are still working to craft a separate nationwide low-NOx and PM proposal scheduled to take effect in 2027. Additionally, California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staff hope to synchronize their regulations.
Similar to the Clean Air Act of the 1990's national impact on diesel engine regulation and creating the eventual establishment of the regulatory tiers the industry lives with today, changes to vehicle emissions is being driven by California.
On June 25th, Rypos held their recurring TRU Dealer Webinar. The topics included a review of ARB’s compliance regulation regarding verified DPF retrofits purchase for 2020, our Carrier & Thermo King filter availability, information on Rypos' new products under development as well as an update on recent changes to California's CARB.
A summary of our presentation follows:
COMOTO an afternarket parts supplier that operates under the RevZilla, Cycle Gear, J&P Cycles brands has settled a dispute with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the alleged selling of non-exempted add-on or modified parts in California.
As California utilities halted service to more than 2 million people last year, lines formed at hardware stores selling portable generators and many hospitals and businesses fired up their own. The prospect of the increased emissions from untold numbers of the machines, was troubling in a state already burdened with some of the nation’s worst air quality.
A recent research report covering the “Data Center Accelerator Market” status with detail into worldwide regions, perspectives of manufacturers, product types and end industries has identified increased demand in the worldwide Data Center Accelerator market due to the impact from COVID-19.
According to a recent Boston Globe article, when Massachusetts released a survey of town-by-town coronavirus infection rates earlier this month, communities that topped the list made alarming sense to public health experts and environmental activists. The communities that have been hardest hit by the virus; Chelsea, Brockton, Everett, Lynn, Randolph, and Lawrence all have a high percentage of low-income residents, with high rates of asthma and other environmentally-related respiratory diseases, in part because of pollution.