California’s New Zero-Emissions Rule Backfires as Trucking Companies Load Up on Diesel Rigs Before Deadline

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The Western Journal

California’s aggressive new restrictions on diesel engines are already failing, as truckers do everything they can to get around them. According to USA Today, in April, lawmakers in the Golden State passed a mandate that requires companies to switch over to “zero-emission” trucks with the goal of having only “zero-emission” trucks by 2042. Under the new rules, by 2036, manufacturers will only be allowed to sell zero-emission models of heavy-duty or medium-duty trucks. However, drayage trucks, which carry cargo to and from the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland, have an even stricter …

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