N.J. Adopts California’s Clean Truck Rules Meant to Reduce Number of Diesels on the Road

LARRY HIGGS / NJ.COM – State Environmental Protection officials adopted Advanced Clean Truck rules Monday that would make New Jersey the first east coast state to require phasing in of electric commercial trucks to reduce air pollution and the diseases it causes.

The Advanced Clean Truck rule is modeled after regulations established in California and nearing adoption in several other states. The program is intended to increase the number of electric or zero-emissions trucks in the state …