CARB Selects ACWA Staffer for Clean Fleets Regulations Implementation Group

  • by ACWA staff
  • Jan 3, 2024
  • Water News

SACRAMENTO – The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has selected ACWA State Relations Advocate Nick Blair as a member of the newly formed Truck Regulation Implementation Group (TRIG), which is meeting quarterly to help CARB work through Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation implementation issues.

The new Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation requires vehicle fleet owners and operators, including all public agencies, to start purchasing zero-emission vehicles starting Jan. 1.

ACWA has been actively engaged in the development of the regulation for several years and last year advocated in the Legislature on behalf of member agencies for a bill that provides flexibility in regulatory compliance.

As a member of the TRIG, ACWA will be able to inform CARB about any implementation challenges for public water agencies. Blair is also one of 26 representatives selected to the TRIG’s Rule Provisions Workgroup, which will address key rule implementation issues critical to successful ACF implementation.

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