With multiple regulations and regulatory agencies affecting the construction aggregates industry, this section is designed to help keep you informed of important compliance dates and advisories.
California Air Resources Board (ARB):
"On January 1st, 2013 all owners and operators of heavy-duty diesel vehicles with engine model years 1996-2004 must meet the new engine requirements. Failing to do so could result in penalties that start at a minimum of $1,000 per violation per month. For more information go to
Portable Equipment Registration Program (PERP):
The South Coast Air District sent a reminder to owners of portable engines registered in the states Portable Equipment Registration Program (PERP) to remember and to check in for an inspection. PERP registered equipment is required to be inspected by their home air district within 45 days of the initial registration or renewal date.
New Portable Diesel Engine Emission Requirements:
As of January 1st, 2013 portable diesel engines registered in PERP or operating under air districts permits must comply with new
PM emission standards for portable engine fleets. The standards are part of the states Air Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) for portable engines.