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2011-06-13 08:34:00

DETROIT, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UK-based InterRegs, the online resource for crucial vehicle safety and emissions regulations, have launched a new online video which will assist automotive engineers in their quest for accessible, up-to-date, global regulations. The launch is being marked with a special 20% discount offer on all new InterRegs.NET subscription orders. "InterRegs can help simplify the homologation and certification process and this new, online video has been designed...

2011-06-08 06:05:00

~Accretive Acquisition of Global Natural Gas Systems Provider Expands Westport's Juniper Engines Business; Conference Call Being Held Today to Discuss~ VANCOUVER, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT) (NASDAQ: WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to purchase Emer S.p.A. (Emer),of Brescia, Italy for Euro 27 million (approximately US$39.6...

2011-06-07 15:47:00

Media Availability - June 8th & 9th WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America's farmers are joining the effort to help clean up America's air. And in doing so, the farmers will become more productive and efficient. America's farmers have historically been in the forefront of conservation issues like sustainable land use management, wildlife habitat conservation, water quality protection, and land stewardship. Beginning this year, the new generation of...

2011-05-12 14:00:00

"Every dollar invested in diesel retrofits and replacements yields at least $13 in environmental and public health benefits. It's hard to find a better investment in public health." - Allen Schaeffer, Diesel Technology Forum WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Senate panel was told today that federal funding for a highly-successful clean air program needs to be restored in order to continue the important environmental gains achieved during the first five years of the...

2011-05-11 06:34:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from the American Lung Association in California pinpoints the benefits in lives and dollars saved by adopting tough vehicle emission and technology standards, which the California Air Resources Board is now drafting, working closely with the feds to set a stringent national standard. According to the new report, The Road to Clean Air, California could avoid at least $7.2 billion per year in health and other societal costs and reduce...

2011-04-21 10:24:00

"If you had told me in the mid-1990's that we could put the words 'clean' and 'diesel' together, I would say you were completely out of your mind. "Yet here we are today to celebrate 10 years of clean diesel effort." - Margo Oge, Director, EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we celebrate Earth Day this Friday, Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued the following statement regarding the...

2011-04-17 00:00:36

The US EPA has ruled that Partial Flow Dilution (PFD) technology, as demonstrated in conclusive testing with Sierra Instrument's BG®3, is now legally recognized as an alternative to traditional Constant Volume Sampling (CVS). The new ruling in favor of light and heavy duty engine particulate emissions certification over transient test cycles can be found in 40 CFR part 1065 of the United States Federal Register. Monterey, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 16, 2011 The US EPA has ruled that Partial...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

Newly launched Clean & Fuel Efficient Cars App and Modes of Transportation to Work App help users find the most fuel efficient cars and the most eco-friendly cities. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 With Earth Day just over a month away, many environmentally conscious people are trying to find ways to decrease their carbon footprint by cutting their emissions. FindTheBest.com's newly launched Clean & Fuel Efficient Cars App and Modes of Transportation to Work App help users...

2010-12-10 17:17:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, today issued the following statement regarding the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on the motion by NPRA and several other trade associations to partially stay implementation of pending Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse gas regulations: "Today, yet another blow was dealt in favor of...

2010-05-21 09:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The auto industry met at the White House today to announce their continued support of a single national policy to increase fuel efficiency and decrease greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution from motor vehicles for the next 15 years. The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) commended President Obama's leadership and commitment to a process that will continue the program through 2025. "AIAM members strongly support and are...


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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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