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2011-04-11 15:00:00

Study Highlights: --Traps installed on diesel engines can cut heart-harmful microscopic exhaust particles by 98 percent. --Men breathing filtered diesel exhaust had significantly greater blood vessel dilation and fewer blood clots than those inhaling unfiltered diesel fumes. --If confirmed in larger studies, the findings could result in changes that lead to a major reduction in cardiovascular deaths. DALLAS, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A commercially available particle...

2011-01-25 06:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EmiSense Technologies, LLC today announced it has closed its second round of funding. The investment round was led by corporate investor CoorsTek, and included company management. EmiSense will use the US$3M in new funding to expand product development and support validation testing with global OEM customers. "We are pleased to fund this next phase in our development," states Patrick Thompson, CEO of EmiSense. "CoorsTek is a strong strategic...

2010-12-16 04:20:00

BROADVIEW, Ill., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Though air pollution is still a serious threat to public health, it appears to be even more so to the health of our children, recent studies show. Outdoors, indoors, and even while being driven with the windows rolled up, children are potentially more susceptible to the ill effects of pollution than adults. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/NETHFNS1 ) The news, though, is not all bad. Many motorists may not be aware that...

2010-10-21 00:00:42

ACAT Global, a leader in clean air technology for emissions control, has introduced a non-urea solution for retrofitting diesel engines to comply with emissions regulations in all applications. In addition to ACAT's monolith cores, the retrofit kits feature synthesis gas (syngas) generators and diesel particulate filters. ACAT Global's converter substrate technology was originally developed by Delphi Corp. and its former parent General Motors. GM/Delphi invested an estimated $475-$500...

2010-10-21 00:00:41

LongMile Becomes Eighth Verified Cleaire Product San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls announced today that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has verified the LongMile diesel particulate filter as Level 3+ for on-road applications. The CARB Level 3+ designation means the LongMile has successfully demonstrated diesel particulate matter (PM) emission reductions of greater than 85% while meeting the NO2 emission standard. The LongMile has passed...

2010-09-27 13:01:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With emissions around the world continuing to increase, pressure is rising for automotive suppliers to provide more environmentally friendly and efficient products. At the 2010 Directions in Engine-Efficiency and Emissions Research (DEER) Conference Sept. 27-30 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, the world's largest supplier of emissions control technologies, Faurecia (http://www.faurecia.com), will showcase how its...

2010-08-23 10:30:00

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has verified Johnson Matthey's innovative SCRT® System as the first 4-way emission control technology for on-road vehicles. Applicable to 1994-2002 model year engines, the SCRT system is verified to reduce NOx emissions by 70% and cut CO, HC and PM emissions by more than 90%. As the global pioneer and leader in controlling emissions from mobile and stationary sources, Johnson Matthey...

2010-07-19 16:00:00

THORNHILL, Ontario and WIXOM, Mich., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Engine Control Systems Limited (ECS), a Catalytic Solutions, Inc. company (AIM: CTS and CTSU), and NxtGen Emission Controls Inc. announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has placed the Actifilter SG, an ECS diesel particulate filter (DPF) emissions reduction system that utilizes NxtGen's patented syngas generator and Catalytic Solutions' catalyst technology, on the National Clean Diesel's Emerging...

2010-07-14 11:10:00

CONCORD, Ontario, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Solutions Worldwide Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ESWW) (Frankfurt Stock Exchange FWB: EOW) announced today that David J. Johnson, President and CEO sent the following open letter to its shareholders: Fellow Shareholders, Subsequent the long haul to secure our initial Active Level III California Air Resources Board (CARB) Verifications in the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2009 for both On-road and Off-road diesel powered vehicle and...

2010-02-22 14:20:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Cummins Inc., a major motor vehicle engine company based in Columbus, Ind., will pay a $2.1 million penalty and recall 405 engines under a settlement agreement resolving alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. According to a complaint filed simultaneously with the settlement in federal court in the District of Columbia, between 1998 and 2006 Cummins shipped...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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