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.
By Wendy Koch, National Geographic In cities worldwide, buses are morphing into giant battery-powered rolling computers. Equipped with the same technologies as the luxury Tesla sedan, they offer a clean, quiet ride for the price of a bus fare. An expanding fleet of electric and fuel cell buses is taking to urban streets in several…Continue Reading
Official Technical Partner For TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge, Title Sponsor Of DEKRA Green Challenge Award The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and DEKRA North America, Inc. today announced a multi-year agreement that makes DEKRA the Official Technical Partner of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, as well as a Proud…Continue Reading
Washington — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $8 million to communities in 21 states and Puerto Rico to reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines through the agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) program. The grants will fund projects such as retrofitting older school buses to improve air quality for…Continue Reading
Toyota says fuel cells could cost no more than diesels soon Fuel Cell-Diesel Parity Could Happen in 7-15 Years Image Credit: Toyota Danny King Toyota wants to bring the cost of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles down to something along the lines of a diesel vehicle’s price tag. It just might take until the alliterative year…Continue Reading
Electric power stands for truckers part of Upstate clean air effort The Pilot Travel Center on Interstate 85 in Duncan is the first Upstate location of a federally funded project providing electricity stations for parked truckers to use as an alternative to idling their diesel motors. In 2012, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental…Continue Reading
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
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.