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21 ways to protect highway crews from the sun

Patty Vaughan - May 23, 2014

21 ways to protect highway crews from the sun

As the highway construction season rolls on, the workload isn’t the only thing that increases. The amount of hours crews put into a day extends throughout the hotter months, but with longer hours comes the inevitable exposure to UV rays. Time and ...

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EPA to host Sustainable Communities Census HotReport webinar on August 21

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 16, 2013

EPA to host Sustainable Communities Census HotReport webinar on August 21

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Smart Growth Program will host a webinar on the Sustainable Communities Census HotReport on August 21 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern Time. HotReport is a web-based tool that allows community leaders and residents to ...

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Supreme Court passes on hearing challenge of EPA’s E15 approval

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 02, 2013

Supreme Court passes on hearing challenge of EPA’s E15 approval

The Supreme Court last week declined to hear a challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) November approval of E15, a gasoline that contains up to 15 percent ethanol, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and ...

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EPA extends comment period on Tier 3 gas fuel rulemaking

Amanda Bayhi - May 29, 2013

EPA extends comment period on Tier 3 gas fuel rulemaking

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the public comment period on its Tier 3 proposed rulemaking by 18 days, The Hill reported. The original comment period was set to end June 13. The extension has moved the public comment deadline ...

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The EPA and You

Better Roads Staff - May 06, 2013

The EPA and You

How often do we hear people in the business of highways and bridges refer not simply to environmental regulations but to environmental regulations To a degree, working with EPA is a lot like dealing with other agencies. The two keys seem ...

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EPA to hold two hearings on Tier 3 proposed rulemaking

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 23, 2013

EPA to hold two hearings on Tier 3 proposed rulemaking

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold two public hearings in April on the Tier 3 proposed rulemaking, which would set new vehicle emissions standards and lower the sulfur content of gasoline in 2017 if passed. The hearings, which will ...

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The Greening of the Fleet: EPA regulations reduce emissions by more than 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 22, 2013

The Greening of the Fleet: EPA regulations reduce emissions by more than 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

In honor of Earth Day, our sister site, Equipment World, created an infographic about the effectiveness of EPA regulation since 1996. Click the image above to see the full infographic.

EPA ignites frustration in oil industry with Tier 3 rulemaking

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 01, 2013

EPA ignites frustration in oil industry with Tier 3 rulemaking

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continued with its Tier 3 rulemaking. The decision imposes new vehicle emissions and fuel standards, requiring reductions in sulfur levels in gasoline to an average of 10 parts per million--70 percent less than today's ...

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Applications & Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Jul 03, 2012

Using RAS   Recycled asphalt shingles are an acquired taste   When going from the roof to the road in recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) mixes, “it’s all in the details,” says John Christensen, technical marketing manager for MeadWestvaco (MWV). It’s not impossible to get density ...

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2013 GM 2500HDs bi-fuel

Bruce Smith - Mar 07, 2012

2013 GM 2500HDs bi-fuel

Chevrolet and GMC today announced details of General Motors’ bi-fuel 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 HD extended cab pickup trucks at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN. The vehicles include a compressed natural gas (CNG) capable Vortec ...

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Ram intros 2500 CNG pickup truck

Amy Materson - Mar 07, 2012

Ram intros 2500 CNG pickup truck

Ram brand president Fred Diaz says there was "a lot of head-scratching" when his company announced it was separating the Ram truck line from the iconic Dodge car line. But two years later, he says that decision has been vindicated. At ...

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Westport LD showcases bi-fuel Ford Super Duty pickup trucks

Amy Materson - Mar 07, 2012

Westport Light Duty will begin producing bi-fuel Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks in May, the company said today at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN. The trucks are produced in a facility adjacent to ...

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