The California Air Resources Board Board (CARB) has revised the compliance assistance materials for its Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) In-Use Performance Standards regulations.
These materials include, "How Do I Comply?" and "Frequently Asked Questions and Guidelines for Compliance with the TRU ATCM." Revised compliance assistance materials can be accessed at www.arb.ca.gov/diesel/tru.htm.
CARB also has completed the TRU Identification Number (IDN) Application Forms. An IDN is required by the ATCM. Download the form at www.arb.ca.gov/diesel/tru.htm. IDN Application Forms will not be accepted prior to January 6, 2009. For more information on the IDN application and registration process, visit www.arb.ca.gov/diesel/tru/documents/advisory_08_06_r1.pdf.
The board is soliciting ideas for its Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Annual Research Plan. Successful contributions will become the basis for interagency agreements or competitive proposal solicitations next summer or autumn. General areas of research include: Emissions, Transport, and Transformation; Technology Advancement and Pollution Prevention; Agriculture; Health and Exposure; and Global Climate Change.
To view the program announcement and/or submit a research concept, access www.arb.ca.gov/research/apr/plan/concepts/concepts09-10.htm. The deadline for submitting research concepts is Jan. 20, 2009.
Additional information about the program can be found at www.arb.ca.gov/research/apr/apr.htm.