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Chico,California (PR MediaRelease) March 15, 2016 - In December 2015, attorneys for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) told Judge Peter Twede of the Glenn County Superior Court that CARB has regulations on the books that resolves all of the diesel particulate filter (DPF) safety concerns raised by the Alliance for California Business (the Alliance) and its members. On the basis of those claims and representations, the Court granted CARB’s motion for judgment on the pleadings by order dated March 7, 2016. Read more
Chico,California (PR MediaRelease) March 15, 2016 - WE TOLD YOU SO: CARB ADMITS THAT THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER CA-- USES ENGINE DAMAGE. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has admitted that the normal and predicted operations of the diesel particulate filter (DPF) damages heavy-duty diesel engines. Read more
Chico,California (PR MediaRelease) December 3, 2015 - Television news coverage regarding multiple July 6, 2015 fires along Highway 156 near the community of San Juan Bautista revealed that the fires had been linked to high-temperature sparks and material spewing from the exhaust of a semi-truck, a recurring symptom of the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) device. The truck in this particular incident had caused four separate fires along the highway, which ignited nearby grassland and caused significant damage to a local home. Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) September 16, 2015 - In a blatant attempt to shut down a public discussion about the safety of Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) and the link to devastating truck and bus fires throughout the state, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently filed a motion in Glenn County Superior Court to ask the Court to dismiss a case brought by the Alliance for California Business (the Alliance) challenging the safety of the DPF and requiring CARB to cease its policy of “stop, search and fine” California truck and bus owners for not having this dangerous device on their vehicles. Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) April 16, 2015 - Judge Peter Twede of the Glenn County Superior Court has denied the Alliance for California Business's ("Alliance") request for a preliminary injunction which would precluded CARB from requiring truck owners to install the Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs), which is suspected of causing multiple truck fires and posing a dangerous risk to all persons who travel on California streets and highways. Read more