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2010-04-22 15:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans celebrate Earth Day, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) highlights its commitment to reducing carbon emissions through initiatives that set the industry towards a more sustainable future. In 2008, ATA unveiled a series of recommendations that can reduce fuel consumption by 86 billion gallons and CO2 emissions by 900 million tons for all vehicles over 10 years. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO)...

2010-04-01 13:43:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the signing of the final fuel economy standards and greenhouse gas emissions rules by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the following statement was issued by Randall Scheps, Chairman of The Aluminum Association, Inc.'s Aluminum Transportation Group: "As automakers strive to meet tough new fuel economy and emissions standards, aluminum solutions must be part of a holistic approach...

2010-03-02 10:39:00

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, today announced that its new 400 kW fuel cell system, the PureCell® Model 400, has been certified to meet the latest emission standards of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the strictest in the United States. CARB has issued an Executive Order for Distributed Generation Certification to UTC Power for the PureCell Model 400 system. "We're very...

2010-01-18 05:27:00

LONDON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As Europe shifts steadily toward a carbon dioxide (CO2)-based vehicle taxation regime and vehicle manufacturers (VMs) hasten to comply with stringent EU CO2 norms (average fleet emissions less than 130g/km by 2015), demand for low-CO2 cars has skyrocketed. As a result, every European VM is racing towards capturing a share of this opportunity. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2009-12-22 12:39:00

Emissions to be Slashed by more than 35,000 Tons Annually WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power companies in the nation, will spend approximately $85 million to significantly reduce harmful air pollution at an Indiana power plant and pay a $1.75 million civil penalty, under a settlement to resolve violations of federal clean air laws, the Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The...

2009-11-12 13:20:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental's Smart NOx Sensor was named a finalist for a 2010 Automotive News PACE Award, further demonstrating the company's commitment to the development of advanced technology that reduces emissions, improves fuel economy and helps automakers manage increasing environmental regulations. The Smart NOx Sensor is an electromechanical sensor with a custom-integrated circuit and microprocessor controls. It communicates with the vehicle...

2009-10-21 12:48:00

DETROIT, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Through the collaborative efforts of the North American steel industry and automotive manufacturers, significant advancements are being made in fuel economy and vehicle emissions performance, according to Ron Krupitzer, vice president of automotive applications for AISI's Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI). Krupitzer and Jody Shaw, manager of technical marketing and product research for U. S. Steel, addressed the Environmental Protection Agency and...

2009-10-01 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, one year after the landmark Clean Trucks Program (CTP) launched at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, thousands of the dirtiest diesel trucks are off the road, replaced by cleaner trucks. In just one year, the CTP has reduced emissions equivalent to the amount produced by 200,000 automobiles on Southern California's highways. When the next ban of old trucks takes place on January 1, 2010, nearly all of the trucks serving the...

2009-09-17 15:22:00

EDF Report Helped Shape Landmark Legislation Requiring Retrofits of Dirty, Old Buses and Replacement of Oldest Buses Sooner NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised the New York City Council today for passing landmark legislation that will dramatically reduce toxic engine emissions from public school buses. The new law was shaped in part by a groundbreaking report EDF issued last year, A Healthier Ride to School: Cleaning up New York City's...

2009-09-17 14:19:00

DETROIT, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- To help automakers meet stringent fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards proposed this week by President Barack Obama, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation, AISI's Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced today that it is developing stronger, lighter and more affordable grades of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) that will help automakers achieve the new tough standards announced by...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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