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


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.


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.


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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Presentations from the 11th Annual SEDC Partners Meeting SEDC Conference Presentations

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The Eleventh Annual SEDC Partners meeting is designed to provide attendees with a unique opportunity to dialogue on current clean diesel strategies and projects that federal, state, local, and private industry partners have underway and identify new opportunities to improve air quality and public health by reducing emissions from existing diesel engines in the southeast.… Read More

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2015 SEDC Leadership Nomination Form 2016   SOUTHEAST DIESEL COLLABORATIVE (SEDC) 2015 LEADERSHIP AWARDS Nomination Period: February 29, 2016 – April 15, 2016 The goal of the SEDC is to improve air quality and public health by reducing emissions from diesel engines. About the Awards: This is the seventh year the SEDC will present awards… Read More

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UPS has announced it will supply its fleets in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson, Miss., with an estimated 15 million DGE of renewable natural gas (RNG) as part of a multi-year agreement with Memphis Light, Gas and Water and Atmos Energy Marketing LLC. “UPS operates one of the most diversified fleets in private industry today, and… Read More

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded more than $7 million in new rebates to replace or retrofit 400 older diesel school buses. The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) rebates are going to 85 school bus fleets in 35 states. “Schools and other organizations that install clean diesel technology are doing more than just… Read More

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  The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) at North Carolina State University has received a two-year, $4.5 million grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) to continue the center’s Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project. This marks the fourth phase of the CFAT initiative, which began in 2006. According to NCCETC, the… Read More

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11th Annual SEDC Partners Meeting - Conference Presentations

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