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California Air and Resource Board

CARB Approves Proposal to Ban Sale of Gas-Powered Equipment in 2024

On Thursday, Dec. 9, the California Air Resource Board (CARB) approved the proposed amendments to the Small Off-Road Engine Regulations: Transition to Zero Emissions, which would ban the sale of virtually all carbon-emitting landscape equipment beginning with model-year 2024. The meeting went on for nearly 6 hours. NALP along with 60 other associations, including the […]

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Five Key Advocacy Areas NALP Is Focused On

During LANDSCAPES 2021, Andrew Bray, NALP’s VP of government relations, provided an update on a number of advocacy topics that impact the lawn and landscape industry. If you missed this presentation, here are the five key topics Bray covered and the main takeaways. CARB The California Air and Resource Board (CARB) released a proposed regulation […]

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What Newsom’s New Law Means for the Landscape Industry

On Saturday, Oct. 9, California’s governor Gavin Newsom signed a new law that orders state regulators to ban the sale of new gas-powered equipment using small off-road engines (SORE), which includes all lawn and landscape equipment, pressure washers and generators, in 2024. This legislation is part of the state’s attempt to reduce its greenhouse gas […]

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