Southeast Diesel Collaborative

The (SEDC) is part of EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign, a program combining regulatory measures with voluntary initiatives to reduce the pollution emitted from diesel engines across the country.

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Southeast Diesel Collaborative

Leadership Award Winners

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Jonathan Overly, (ETCF) Coalition

Jonathan Overly is Executive Director of East Tennessee Clean Fuels (ETCF) Coalition, which he founded in 2002 with the support of area businesses, organizations, nonprofits and research groups. ETCF achieved official designation as a Clean Cities Coalition by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2004.

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NCDOT Rail Division

The NCDOT Rail Division implemented a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) after-treatment system onto one (1) of its locomotives as a means of reducing engine emissions to at or near the EPA Tier 4 standard.

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Walmart Transportation, LLC

In 2005, Walmart committed to doubling its fleet fuel efficiency and they successfully completed the project in 2015.  They did this through idle reduction policies, fleet upgrades including using EPA Smartway technology and driver training.

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Diesel Media

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NEW EPA CLEAN SCHOOL BUS FUNDING TO HELP IMPROVE AIR QUALITY IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS AROUND U.S. CLEAN DIESEL CHOSEN OVER ALTERNATIVE FUELS IN OVER 90% OF PROJECTS IN 2015 BECAUSE OF EFFICIENCY, SAFETY, RELIABILITY & CLEANER EMISSIONS Washington, D.C. – The new funding for cleaner school buses announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)… Read More

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded more than $7.7 million to replace or retrofit 401 older diesel school buses. The funds are going to 88 school bus fleets in 27 states, each of which will receive rebates through EPA’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The new and retrofitted buses will reduce… Read More

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Looking back at Norfolk Southern’s new class of rail yard locomotives.    

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