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California Fleet Reporting Deadline Approaching Following CARB Advanced Clean Trucks Rule

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Under CARB’s Advanced Clean Trucks Rule, California fleets will be expected to report certain service information by April 1, 2021.   CA Advanced Clean Trucks Requirement Promotes Transition to Clean Trucks Last year the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a regulation designed to speed the transition away from fossil […]

California Adds Photovoltaic Solar Panels to State’s Universal Waste Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. California’s Universal Waste Program will now include waste solar panels, which were previously classified as hazardous waste.   Solar Panels to be Reclassified as Universal Waste Following California DTSC Final Rule Effective January 1, 2021, photovoltaic modules, commonly known as solar panels, will be included in California’s Universal Waste Program. […]

SB 205: Regulating Storm Water Pollution in California

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. California facilities that discharge storm water from their properties must have specific permit coverage.   SB 205 Passed to Further Protect State Water Quality Effective January 1, 2020, certain regulated California companies must demonstrate proof of enrollment in a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, if such a permit […]

Cannabis in California: From Then to Now

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Cannabis regulation has always been a complex topic for Californians.   Cannabis in California: An Overview In 2016, voters in California approved ballot measure Proposition 64 to legalize recreational cannabis use statewide for anyone over the age of 21. At approximately $3 billion, California’s legal cannabis industry currently sits as […]