CalEPA workshop on prohibiting engine power for TRUs

March 3, 2009
The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) is holding a public workshop to discuss regulatory concepts for prohibiting the use of internal combustion engines to power transport refrigeration units (TRUs) on trucks, trailers, shipping containers, and railcars for extended cold storage.

The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) is holding a public workshop to discuss regulatory concepts for prohibiting use of internal combustion engines to power transport refrigeration units (TRUs) on trucks, trailers, shipping containers, and railcars for extended cold storage.

This workshop is set for Monday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at CalEPA headquarters, 1001 I Street in Sacramento, and will be webcast.

In December, the California Air Resources Board approved this measure as a component of the Goods Movement Efficiency Measures in the Climate Change Scoping Plan pursuant to the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.

The public meeting notice is posted on ARB’s TRU website at www.arb.ca.gov/diesel/tru.htm.

Staff presentations will be posted on the website a few days before the workshop.

Contact Rich Boyd at 916-322-8285 or via e-mail at [email protected], or Rod Hill at 916-327-5636 or via e-mail at [email protected] for more information.

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of FleetOwner, create an account today!

Sponsored Recommendations

Report: The 2024 State of Heavy-Duty Repair

From capitalizing on the latest revenue trends to implementing strategic financial planning—this report serves as a roadmap for navigating the challenges and opportunities of ...

Fleet Industry Benchmarks: How does your fleet stack up?

Discover how your fleet compares to industry benchmarks and gain insights from a 2024 Benchmarking Report on maintenance spend, turnaround time, and more. Join us to identify ...

Build a Tolling Program to Manage Toll Fees and Risks

Fleets looking to effectively manage their operational costs should consider their tolling costs. Download the PrePass whitepaper, “Build a Tolling Program to Manage Toll Fees...

Reducing CSA Violations & Increasing Safety With Advanced Trailer Telematics

Keep the roads safer with advanced trailer telematics. In this whitepaper, see how you can gain insights that lead to increased safety and reduced roadside incidents—keeping drivers...