SWCV Frequently Asked Questions

This page last reviewed December 4, 2018

The Air Resources Board (ARB) adopted a new rule in 2003 to require that owners of collection vehicles significantly reduce the emissions from their vehicles over the next seven years. The new rule is found in Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Sections 2020, 2021, 2021.1, and 2021.2. The rule can be downloaded and other information viewed at:

Regulatory Documents for the Control Measure for Diesel
Particulate Matter from On-Road Heavy-Duty Residential
and Commercial Solid Waste Collection Vehicles

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