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Proposed California Bill Aims to Ditch Diesel by 2050

A recent bill proposed by California State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) lays out an even more aggressive plan for emissions reduction in the state and puts the transportation sector squarely in its crosshairs.

Renewable Diesel in Calif. Could Curb Emissions by 71%

The California Advanced Biofuels Alliance released a report detailing how California transitioning away from using petroleum diesel and toward sustainable diesel fuel would curb climate change and reduce health risks.

California Bill Calls for HD Truck Emissions Testing

Unlike passenger vehicles, which require biennial smog checks in California, heavy-duty diesel trucks are not currently required to undergo regular emissions testing. That might change with the introduction of a bill in the state Senate.

Hauling Cannabis and Cash: New Fleets Serve Exploding Industry

With recent cannabis legalization, new commercial fleets are springing up to transport pounds of marijuana and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash. Navigating wildfire growth, ever-changing regulations, and federal illegality, it’s a fast learning curve for these new cannabis entrepreneurs — the legal ones, anyway.

California Rules Against NFI in Driver Wage Lawsuit

The California Labor Commissioner ruled against NFI/California Cartage to the tune of $6 million for what it says was intentional misclassification of truck drivers as independent contractors to avoid paying a proper wage. NFI is appealing the decision.