Associated California Loggers has joined the Alliance for California Business in challenging state rules requiring diesel particulate filters. The coalition has filed a lawsuit (Click here to download the complaint) in Sacramento County against the California Air Resources Board for the second time, alleging diesel particulate filters are causing dangerous truck fires that are threatening public safety. NBC Bay Area News recently investigated the issue, detailing filter failures and ACB’s efforts to hold CARB accountable.
The Alliance for California Business also produced the following video to promote public awareness of this dangerous regulation:
Help us bring attention to the dangerous fires.
Please write and call your representatives and ask for three action items:
1. Ask for a manufacturer recall of all approved CARB particulate matter filters
2. Ask for a moratorium to allow you to pull the filter off
3. Ask that the state require CARB to safety test the fire danger of the filters