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23 01, 2020

Air Quality Workshop Series Focused on Conservation Management Practice (CMP) Plans

By | January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Air Quality, Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (District), Natural Resources Conservation Service, and various Central Valley agricultural organizations invite you to attend a workshop on the District’s Conservation Management Practices (CMP) program. These workshops will cover both general farming and dairy-specific requirements under the CMP program with the goal of assisting growers and dairy [...]

2 01, 2020

Judge Temporarily Exempts Truck Drivers from CA’s AB 5 Contractor

By | January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Air Quality, Laws & Regulations|0 Comments

On December 31, 2019, a U.S. District judge in San Diego granted a temporary restraining order blocking the state from enforcing AB 5 upon independent truckers while he considers a permanent injunction sought by the California Trucking Association (CTA). Effective as of January 1, 2020, AB 5 creates new standards by which employers classify a [...]

21 11, 2019

Compliance with CARB’s Truck and Bus Rule will Affect DMV Registration in 2020

By | November 21st, 2019|Categories: Air Quality, Laws & Regulations|0 Comments

Do you own, or do business with, diesel on-road trucks or buses with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 14,000 pounds? Beginning January 1, 2020, compliance with the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Truck and Bus Regulation will be automatically verified by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) as part of the [...]

25 07, 2019

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Approves Emergency Wildfire Regulation

By | July 25th, 2019|Categories: Air Quality, Laws & Regulations|0 Comments

On July 18, 2019, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board approved a rule for the emergency protection of workers exposed to wildfire smoke.  This standard applies to workplaces where the current Air Quality Index (AQI) of particulate matter reaches 151 or greater and where employers should reasonably anticipate that employees could be exposed to wildfire smoke.  The [...]

18 07, 2019

CARB Truck and Bus Mileage Reporting Reminder

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: Air Quality, Laws & Regulations|0 Comments

CCM wants to remind everyone who has a fleet registered with the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Truck and Bus Reporting System to report their mileage if you have not already done so.  The reporting timeline opened on January 1st.  Recently, CARB’s Enforcement Division has been sending out letters to fleets that have been deemed [...]