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2014-04-08 12:21:47

New Clean Diesel Technology in Trucks & Material Handling Equipment Key to Sustainable Ports BALTIMORE, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proven and potential solutions to improve the air quality and the environmental profile of major U.S. ports is the focus today of a port stakeholder summit organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO A number of representatives from U.S. ports, national environmental...

2014-03-05 16:20:23

Diesel Technology Forum Hopes Bipartisan Congressional Effort Will Restore Funding For Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the nation's most proven, cost-effective and successful clean air programs - the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act - is proposed for zero funding in the Obama Administration's new 2015 budget proposal, according to Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum....

2013-11-20 12:20:31

Streamlined Rebate Program more accessible, will Reduce Emissions from Construction Equipment FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Construction equipment used to repair and expand roads, highways and critical infrastructure will be getting cleaner thanks to an innovative new rebate program announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today. The Construction Equipment Funding Opportunity pilot program provides public agencies and private entities under contract...

2013-09-24 12:21:37

Panel Also Hears Testimony Supporting Continued Funding For Diesel Emissions Reduction Programs Aimed At Older Engines WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Senate panel today heard testimony highlighting the emissions benefits in reducing black carbon that are accruing across the U.S. from the increased use and availability of clean diesel technology in transportation, construction, agriculture, and other industrial sectors. The subcommittee also heard detailed...

2013-04-10 20:20:39

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Funding Cut 70 Percent WASHINGTON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The proposed 70 percent reduction in funding for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) in the Obama Administration's 2014 budget "will nearly decimate one of the nation's most successful clean air programs", according to Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO) The 2014 budget...

2012-10-11 15:20:28

Successful Clean Air Program Has Reduced Emissions in School Buses, Commercial Trucks and Construction Equipment in All 50 States WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) announcement today that it was awarding $30 million for clean diesel projects is another important step in reducing emissions primarily through the use of clean diesel technology, said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. (Logo:...

2012-08-23 06:20:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and Port of Los Angeles have reported dramatic improvements in air quality in recent years due to new clean diesel technology and they predict more improvements in coming years. However, in an opinion piece in The Los Angeles Times (Aug. 13), former Sierra Club executive Carl Pope downplayed these major accomplishments and was critical of California enforcement and the diesel industry work in the...