AGC Study Find 28% Less than state officials have estimated!

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Posted by DarrylMueller on April 27, 2010 at 15:54:44

Emissions from California’s construction and other off-road diesel equipment are less than 28% of what state officials have estimated, according to a recently released study by the Associated General Contractors of America.
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As a result, the California Air Resources Board has no scientific justification for sticking to a new rule requiring construction contractors to spend billions of dollars on their existing equipment, the AGC says.
“There is no scientific reason for the CARB to pursue its punishing off-road rule,” says Mike Kennedy, the association’s general counsel. “The good news is that the board can protect construction and other jobs and still improve the quality of California’s air.”
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