CARB offers free compliance classes in September, October

By Charlie Morasch, Land Line contributing writer | Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Truck owners have an opportunity to learn how to comply with several emissions regulations written and enforced by the California Air Resources Board this fall.

CARB recently announced the air quality agency is holding several free classes, including plans for one webinar.

To help educate the public on available emissions technology, CARB offers Course 511: “Controlling Diesel Emissions: Devices & Filters.” The course is offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7, in Imperial, CA.

For more information or to register for Course 511, click here.

To help educate the industry about CARB’s most expensive truck rule, the air quality agency offers Course 521: “How to Comply with the Truck and Bus Regulation.” The course includes discussions on applicability, exemptions, extensions, credits, good faith effort, reporting, and requirements for brokers and dispatchers.

Course 521 will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday Sept. 11 in Fontana, CA; from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 in Sacramento and online. The course also will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 24 in Irvine; from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 7 in Van Nuys; from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 8 in Lynwood; from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 22 in Chatsworth; from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 28 in El Monte; and from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 in Diamond Bar. CARB has tentative plans for a webinar only presentation of the course Sept. 23 and for in-person Spanish classes Oct. 8 in Imperial and Oct. 9 in San Diego.

For more information or to register for Course 521, click here.

CARB’s Course 525 takes a compliance overview look at the Truck and Bus Rule as well as other construction equipment. It is scheduled to be presented from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 11 in Fort Bragg; from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 17 in Vallejo; from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 25 in Long Beach; and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 8 in Imperial.

For more information or to register for Course 525, click here.

CARB’s course 530 covers a variety of diesel emissions regulations during “One-Stop Diesel Truck Events,” the air quality agency says. The course will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 in Fresno and from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 in Alameda.

For more information or to register for Course 530, click here.

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