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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...

2009-09-03 10:59:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants http://www.reportlinker.com/p0118041/Air-Pollution-Control-for-Coal-Fired-Power-Plants.html This Report: Provides an overview of the coal-based power industry, including history, key regulations, types and characteristics of plant emissions and types of emission control technologies Analyzes trends and...

2009-07-28 10:00:00

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Environmental Law & Policy Center: A coalition of Illinois health and environmental groups notified Midwest Generation, LLC of their intent to sue the company because its coal plants release illegally high amounts of particulate matter that leads to respiratory illnesses and premature deaths in nearby communities. The suit follows a number of air pollution-related citations from the United States...

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2009-07-24 11:25:00

The air in Beijing during the 2008 Olympics was cleaner than the previous year's, due to aggressive efforts by the Chinese government to curtail traffic, increase emissions standards and halt construction in preparation for the games, according to a Cornell study.Led by Max Zhang, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, the study indicates that such measures as regulating traffic density and encouraging public transportation can have a significant impact on local air...

2009-07-20 16:54:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) filed comments today with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing a waiver request that would allow the ethanol content of gasoline to be increased from 10% (E10) to 15% (E15). The following statement was issued on behalf of Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of AIAM, outlining the association's concerns: "AIAM and its member companies have long recognized the...

2009-06-09 14:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) today told a Congressional Committee that a cap-and-trade program would impose significant costs on the trucking industry and American consumers. In his statement on behalf of ATA, Tommy Hodges, ATA First Vice Chairman said that the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (H.R. 2454) threatens to significantly increase fuel costs and jeopardizes the economic viability of trucking companies....

2009-05-27 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the Class 6-8 emission reduction market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (CDTI) with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Technology of the Year Award. Fleet managers have raised their demand for technologies that meet Environment Protection Agency (EPA) 2010 emissions regulations while improving fuel efficiency and offering comparatively low lifecycle costs....