California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) board “unanimously adoped sweeping new rules June 16 that would force use of cleaner-burning alternative fuels in bus and trash truck fleets,” according to the Los Angeles Times. An immediate ban is called for on diesel-powered buses by the Orange County Transportation Authority and other large transit operators in the Los Angeles area. The SCAQM board accepted an amendment, however, to reconsider the ban if the California ...

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