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In an era where environmental sustainability is paramount, Rule 2305, a key component of the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Warehouse Actions and Investments to Reduce Emissions (WAIRE) Program, stands at the forefront of change. This rule signifies a crucial shift for warehouses larger than 100,000 square feet in the South Coast Air Basin, dictating a new standard in emissions reduction and sustainability.

What is Rule 2305

Rule 2305 is designed to curb nitrogen oxides (NOx) and diesel particulate matter emissions from warehouses, a significant source of pollution in urban areas. The rule requires warehouse operators to earn WAIRE Points by adopting cleaner practices, such as using zero-emission vehicles or installing solar panels.

The Importance of Compliance

Complying with Rule 2305 is not just about avoiding penalties; it’s about contributing to a cleaner environment. Non-compliance can lead to substantial fines and reputational damage, whereas adherence demonstrates corporate responsibility and environmental stewardship.

Steps to Ensure Compliance

To align with Rule 2305, warehouse operators must:


Rule 2305 is a vital step towards a greener future. By understanding and adhering to its mandates, warehouse operators can play a crucial role in reducing emissions and promoting sustainability.