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Mack’s model 2014 trucks, tractors now greenhouse gas certfied

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 12, 2012

Mack’s model 2014 trucks, tractors now greenhouse gas certfied

Mack’s full lineup of model year 2014 trucks and tractors is now certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in accordance with 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations. “Certification of Mack’s ...

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Vehicle and engine importers to pay civil penalty to resolve Clean Air Act violations

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 15, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice have settled with two former importers of highway motorcycles, recreational vehicles, and small spark ignition engines. The defendants, Yuan Cheng International Group, Inc. (YCIG) and NST, Inc. (NST), located in ...

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EPA announces new electronic filing system for environmental reviews

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 04, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced e-NEPA, a new online system that allows federal agencies to submit environmental impact statements (EISs) electronically. Traditionally, EISs have been submitted to EPA in hard copy. e-NEPA eliminates the need to mail or deliver copies ...

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Federal court rules against EPA in wetlands case, calling agency’s actions ‘illogical, impractical’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 23, 2012

A federal court has ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saying the agency overstepped its authority by revoking a valid wetlands permit from a West Virginia mining operation. This is a victory for the industry associations that filed a ...

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Federal court rules against EPA in wetlands case, calling agency’s actions ‘illogical, impractical’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 27, 2012

A federal court has ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saying the agency overstepped its authority by revoking a valid wetlands permit from a West Virginia mining operation. This is a victory for the industry associations that filed a ...

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EPA investigates Navistar regarding engine dating

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 16, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) alleges that thousands of Navistar Inc. engines sold as pre-2010 models were actually assembled during 2010 and are subject to fines up to $37,500 per violation for not conforming to 2010 emissions standards. Navistar disputes ...

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ARTBA: Withdrawing proposed ozone standards was ‘a breath of fresh air for transportation construction firms’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 06, 2011

The Sept. 2 announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdrawing a proposal to prematurely tighten ozone standards was a welcome breath of fresh air for transportation construction firms and local communities across America.  If the agency had ...

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EPA awards $883K to Great Lakes Restoration Investments

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 22, 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a $607,000 grant to the Save the Dunes Conservation Fund Inc. and a $276,156 grant to the University of Notre Dame under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.  These investments are among 70 totaling ...

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Freighliner’s Zero Waste project wins WasteWise Award

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 09, 2010

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and its Zero Waste to Landfill program recently received the esteemed 2010 WasteWise Gold Achievement Award for Waste Reduction in the Workplace from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In October 2009, FCCC became the first ...

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U.S. EPA, DOT release greenhouse gas emissions standards

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 28, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation have released the first national standards to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve fuel efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and buses. This comprehensive national program ...

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ARTBA tells EPA not to give California waiver on off-road diesel retrofitting proposal

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 15, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)  told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in April 14 testimony that it should not give the state of California a federal waiver that would allow a proposal to require the mandatory retrofitting of ...

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