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Cummins launches Tier 4 Website

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 21, 2010

At Bauma 2010, Cummins Inc. announced the launch of its Tier 4 Website to provide equipment users with an early insight into the performance and operation of field test installations ahead of the January 2011 effect date for EPA Tier ...

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Feature Article

Brooke Wisdom - Apr 01, 2010

Feature Article

Taking a breather California contractors challenge off-road diesel regulations as CARB blinks. By Mike Anderson   Do we have a taste of things to come here? Like the well-intentioned conductor who stands before the orchestra, starts flailing his arms with devout certainty, and then stops ...

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EPA final rule: New national air quality standard for NO2

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 25, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a new national air quality standard for nitrogen dioxide (NO2). Click here for the final rule on primary national ambient air quality standard. “This new one-hour standard is designed to protect the air we breathe ...

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Applications and Innovations: Take the LEED with Sustainable Landscaping

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2010

Applications and Innovations:  Take the LEED with Sustainable Landscaping

Green building is in, and that includes roads and streetscapes.   But unlike building construction, which has the U.S. Building Council’s LEED rating system, the nation’s highway system doesn’t have a green rating system of its own. Highways, roads, and infrastructure projects are ...

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EPA targets construction-site pollution

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 02, 2009

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule aimed at reducing pollution from construction sites, saying that it will significantly improve the quality of water nationwide, the Wall Street Journal online edition reports. The rule will be phased in over ...

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Texas Transportation Institute awarded $500K to study off-road construction equipment NOx

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 23, 2009

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Texas Transportation Institute's (TTI's) Center for Air Quality Studies a $500,000 grant two-year project will monitor nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions of road construction equipment before and after the installation of an emission reduction ...

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U.S. EPA, CARB certify Mack Truck diesel engines for 2010 emissions

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 17, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board have certified Mack Trucks, Inc.'s diesel engines to meet the near-zero emissions standards which take effect in January 2010. The Mack MP7 and MP8 engines are now officially recognized to ...

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John Deere Website now has dedicated emissions solutions section

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 09, 2009

John Deere Construction & Forestry’s Web site, www.JohnDeere.com/construction, now features a dedicated “John Deere Emissions Solutions” section, where fleet owners can learn about emissions solutions, specific Tier 4 technologies and access a fleet emissions reporting tool. Owners and managers can also ...

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