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July 1, 2018 Deadline to Upgrade Booth (For Some) & July 1, 2019 Deadline for All, July 2016

South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is the regulating agency for air quality in the LA basin and has implemented emission limits on NOx that require paint booth burner upgrades.  We last wrote to you in 2014 regarding these rules that apply to body shops concerning booth maintenance and documentation of NOx emissions limits […]

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SCAQMD Throughput Reporting Requirements, January 2016

SCAQMD RULE: ANNUAL REPORTING OF GASOLINE USAGE (AST AND UST) All dealerships with aboveground storage tanks (AST) and/or underground storage tanks (UST) must report monthly throughput data for each month of 2015 to the SCAMQD by fax to (909) 396-3761.  Deadline for reporting is March 1, 2016.  Click here for the form.

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California ARB Regulations Impacting Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST), Gasoline & SCAQMD Rule 461(e)(7)(D) for both AST & UST, January 2015

CALIFORNIA ARB REGULATIONS IMPACTING ABOVEGROUND GASOLINE TANKS California Air Resources Board (CARB), a division of Cal-EPA, is the regulatory body that controls emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere in the state of California.  CARB rules regarding gasoline AST upgrades such as Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) Standing Loss Control (SLC) can be found at:  http://www.arb.ca.gov/vapor/cp-206.pdf.  APCD’s […]

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New Tires, Old News, August 2003

The National Transport and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 (15 USC 1381) requires all manufacturers of tires to provide tire registration forms to every distributor and dealer of its tires which offer new tires for sale.  The law also unequivocally and unambiguously requires each independent dealer selling new tires to provide tire purchasers at […]

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Fluorescent Lamps, Tire Fees, SCAQMD Requirements, etc., November 2000

Bright Idea? You cannot dump your fluorescent lamps into the dumpster any more!  The US EPA has made changes to waste rules applying to spent mercury-containing light bulbs that requires recycling of these lamps and prohibit landfill disposal. The rule has been adopted to reduce the disposal of mercury containing wastes into landfills.  Mercury is […]

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