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Courts Sides With EPA Over Pollution Limits, Fuel Efficiency Standards
2012-06-28 05:30:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com A federal appeals court this week upheld the Environmental Protection Agency´s (EPA) ability to limit greenhouse gas emissions and to set the 2012-16 fuel efficiency standards for automobiles. In a rebuke to the states and major industry players who challenged the new regulations, the court noted that greenhouse gases may "reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health or welfare." The group that brought the lawsuit, which included coal, oil and...

2012-06-20 06:20:39

DETROIT, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Automotive Applications Council was pleased to receive the American Metal Market magazine's 2012 Steel Excellence Award in the environmental responsibility / stewardship category last night for its role in the global FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) project. Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president, SMDI, accepted the award at a dinner celebration during the Steel Success Strategies XXVII Conference in New York City. This...

2012-06-12 06:22:19

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement today regarding the actions by the World Health Organization's International Agency on Research for Cancer (IARC) regarding the classification of diesel exhaust. Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued this statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO) "The Diesel Technology Forum welcomes and supports scientific...

2012-06-05 10:21:25

Effectiveness and Advancements in New Diesel Technology To Play Essential Role in International Efforts to Reduce Emissions WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The international importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions with the use of clean diesel technology was highlighted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a special event hosted by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition in Stockholm, Sweden on June 3. This follows other recent international forums...

2012-05-31 02:21:43

VENTURA, Calif., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDTI) ("Clean Diesel" or the "Company"), a cleantech emissions control company, is pleased to announce that it has received an expanded verification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its innovative ECS-branded Purifilter® Plus diesel particulate filter (DPF) emission reduction system. Purifilter® Plus, featuring Clean Diesel's proprietary MPC® catalyst technology, is the only...

2012-05-10 14:21:08

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement in response to the state of Oregon's decision today to move forward with development of a low carbon fuel standard: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "Oregon's decision to move forward with a low carbon fuel standard is unfortunate for the residents and business owners in that state. This...

2012-05-08 02:22:04

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Gatos Research (LGR), the leader in precision trace gas analyzers, has received an order for five more of the company's unique N2O/CO (nitrous oxide/carbon monoxide) trace gas analyzers from the California Air Resources Board (CARB). These particular instruments (part of LGR's acclaimed Enhanced Performance series) deliver extremely stringent performance specifications, including better than fifty parts-per-trillion...

2012-05-02 14:20:07

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) today continued to express its strong opposition about actions taken by the California Air Resources Board. CARB's actions, beginning in 2009, significantly increased the price of diesel fuel in California. CARB requires that global commodity diesel fuel be included in a single state fuel regulation. This regulation, one that includes diesel fuel for trucks and trains involved in...

2012-05-02 02:21:57

LIBERTY HILL, Texas and PALM SPRINGS, Calif., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hug Filtersystems announced today that PACCAR Inc.'s parts dealers are now offering the company's Hug mobiclean® R diesel particulate filter, an aftermarket passive regenerating diesel particulate filter approved by the California Air Resources Board for installation and use in a wide variety of Class 7 and Class 8 trucks. PACCAR Parts will distribute the devices through its Kenworth and Peterbilt dealers in...

2012-04-25 10:20:27

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Trucking Association (CTA) today released a study that shows significant job losses directly attributable to California Air Resources Board's (CARB) fuel policies. Goods movement and agriculture sectors will be especially hard hit if the policies are allowed to go into effect as currently designed. The report titled "The Impact of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cap-and-Trade Programs on California Retail Diesel Prices"...