The Southeast Diesel Collaborative is a voluntary, public-private partnership involving leaders from Federal, State and Local government, the private sector and other stakeholders throughout the southeast working to reduce diesel emissions.
CMAQ Grants Will Fund Diverse Group of Projects that Reduce Congestion and Improve Air Quality Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of over $27 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grants in 11 communities across the state. The 31 grants will fund a wide…Continue Reading
Caterpillar Ships First Cat® C8.7 Supercharged Diesel Engines Miami, Florida – Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce the shipment of the Cat® C8.7 supercharged diesel engines. The electronically-controlled C8.7 is capable of delivering an impressive 650 MHP @ 2300 RPM while meeting EPA Tier 3, IMO 2, EU Stage IIIA and RCD emissions requirements. In…Continue Reading
General Electric (GE) and Norway’s Statoil have announced a strategic collaboration to advance more environmentally friendly and economically sustainable technologies for oil and gas production. GE and partially state-owned Statoil have a long history of working together and both share a commitment to improving their environmental footprints, which is a goal increasingly valued by investors…Continue Reading
As spring 2015 approaches, what are the Top 10 issues of the year, what’s the progress for renewable fuels? February 12, 2015 | Jim Lane From time to time, the Digest gives updates on renewable fuels to investors and traders in the financial community, looking at trends and datasets, aimed at providing background and guidance…Continue Reading
By Daniel Moore / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Two decades ago, environmentalists slapped a controversial ad on the back of a public transit bus in New York City: “Standing behind this bus could be more dangerous than standing in front of it.” Part of the Dump Dirty Diesels Campaign, it…Continue Reading
Jennifer Colaizzi February 10, 2015 WASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the award of more than $3 million in rebates to replace 210 older diesel school buses with new buses that are more than 90 percent cleaner, reducing pollutants such as nitrogen oxides and particulate matter that are linked to health problems…Continue Reading
In each of the eight states covered by the Southeast Collaborative, schools, local governments, fleets, ports and communities have benefited from the diesel modernization and replacement projects supported by the Collaborative and EPA.