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Greenhouse Gas calculator

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 21, 2012

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has expanded its online Greenhouse Gas Calculator to help quantify the decrease in greenhouse gas emissions that accompany the increased use of recycled materials and warm-mix asphalt technology. The Greenhouse Gas Calculator, which can ...

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EPA makes $20M available for updating old diesel engines

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 25, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on April 23, announced the availability of up to $20 million grant funding for the 2012 fiscal year to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing pollution from the ...

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National Center for Asphalt Technology turns 25

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 16, 2011

The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University is celebrating its 25th anniversary. During a special ceremony, 18 individuals were inducted into the new NCAT Wall of Honor in recognition of their dedication to fulfilling NCAT’s mission, according to ...

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NewWorld Capital Group acquires Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls

Katie Wood - Aug 16, 2011

NewWorld Capital Group has acquired Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls, a leading provider of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides abatement products for on-road and off-road heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles.  Cleaire’s products are verified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) at Level 3, ...

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Gentlemen, start your (cleaner, higher MPG) engines

John Latta - Oct 26, 2010

Heavy trucks -- including vocational trucks, mostly in our case dumps  -- future fuel mileage and emissions are coming under Washington's control. Proposed federal standards for greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy for heavy-duty trucks announced Oct. 25 would ...

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CARB workshop handouts available

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Jun 28, 2010

The Construction Industry Air Quality Coalition website has posted handouts from the recent California Air Resources Board workshops on proposed amendments to the off-road equipment and truck and bus regulations. CARB held its first workshop in Fresno on June 23 and will ...

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Two year delay on CARB regs?

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Jun 28, 2010

In a series of workshops it's conducting throughout the state, the California Air Resources Board says its considering a series of amendments to its off-highway emissions regulations, which it indefinately postponed in February. Still lacking an EPA waiver that would allow them to ...

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Pittsburgh-area contractors want to nix proposed clean-air legislation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 14, 2010

Construction groups say a Pittsburgh City Council bill that would hold contractors to higher environmental standards could stymie development and put small companies out of business, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. Councilman Bill Peduto's clean-air legislation would require contractors working on city-subsidized ...

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ARTBA: Senate climate bill ‘shorts’ transportation sector

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2010

A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the U.S. Senate would be diverted to non-transportation purposes —- a departure from 54 years of federal policy, according to the ...

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American Iron and Steel Institute: EPA’s greenhouse gases ‘tailoring rule’ will cost jobs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2010

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson offered the following comment today on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tailoring Rule. “The Tailoring Rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency today does not solve the fundamental problems ...

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Navistar, EPA reach agreement on lawsuit

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 04, 2010

Warrenville, Ill.-based  Navistar International Corporation on May 3 reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in which EPA promised to hold a public workshop or hearing to address issues Navistar raised in its federal court appeal of EPA’s ...

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John Deere Power Systems PowerTech engines now Interim Tier 4 compliant

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 29, 2010

John Deere Power Systems PowerTech engines now Interim Tier 4 compliant

John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) has announced that its PowerTech PVX 9.0L and PowerTech PSX 9.0L models are the first of the company's off-highway 56 kW (75 hp) and above engines to be certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...

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