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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.

Harvard report: Traffic congestion linked to 2,200 premature deaths

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 01, 2011

Traffic congestion is not just costing us money. Now it's costing us our health. According to a Harvard report, traffic congestion is responsible for more then 2,200 premature deaths. For the full report, click here: Harvard report: Traffic congestion linked to ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

RoadWorks

By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson     PIRG Blasts Highway Advocates; ARTBA Blasts PIRG The report is nothing if not blunt: “Highways do not, and — except for brief periods in our nation’s history — never have paid for themselves ...

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Road Science

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2010

Road Science

Gaining influence in 2011 By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor There are big changes on the way for a number of existing infrastructure technologies and practices, and they will significantly influence the highway and bridge communities in 2011. In the coming year, new research, ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Changes Coming Thick and Fast from “Activist” EPA Is the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) close to creating, by coincidence, a perfect regulatory storm that could affect highway and bridge work across the country? The agency is working on new standards and ...

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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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Volvo launches Operator Safety Vest campaign

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2010

Volvo Construction Equipment launched Operator Safety Vest -- its latest safety campaign -- in a bid to reduce worksite injuries at this year's Bauma. The conference is currently going on in Munich, Germany. Through the campaign, the company issue thousands of Volvo-branded ...

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Navistar withdraws lawsuit against CARB

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 23, 2010

Navistar International Corp. withdrew on April 22 a lawsuit it previously filed against the California Air Resources Board (CARB) following an agreement with CARB that addresses the issues that prompted the court action.   Navistar had sought a ruling in a San ...

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Cummins latest-generation 4-cylinder engines debut at Bauma

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 21, 2010

Cummins latest-generation 4-cylinder engines debut at Bauma

Cummins Inc. revealed on April 19 at the Bauma show the latest generation of its 4-cylinder QSB3.3 and QSB4.5 engines offering a simplified Tier 4 installation across a broad 75- to 160-hp (56-119 kW) power range. With an air-intake-to-exhaust aftertreatment system ...

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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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John Deere Power Systems shows entire Interim Tier 4/Stage III B diesel engine lineup

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 21, 2010

John Deere Power Systems shows entire Interim Tier 4/Stage III B diesel engine lineup

Emissions regulations begin Jan. 1, 2011 for 130 kW (174 hp) and above engines and require a 90-percent reduction in diesel particulate matter (PM) and a 50-percent reduction in nitrogen oxide (NOx) from previous Tier 3/Stage III A requirements. The ...

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