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Jan 3, 2011

State’s diesel emission rule losing steam (UPDATE)

By Joe Lanane A shared skepticism between industry representatives and the state Department of Natural Resources’ new secretary might kill the agency’s proposed diesel emission rule. “We want to be […]

Feb 12, 2010

Industry groups start drive for diesel rules (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Fearing a diesel emissions crackdown that could cripple construction company budgets, industry groups want new rules approved before the state has a chance to study the issue. […]

Jan 5, 2010

Trash to gas: Landfill energy projects increasing

By JASON DEAREN Associated Press Writer LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of trash trucks across California are rumbling down city streets using clean fuel made from a dirty source: garbage. […]

Jan 2, 2010

Bad year for biofuel ends on a dour note

By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An alternative fuel for diesel engines is off to a shaky start this year though it emits fewer pollutants and […]

Dec 9, 2009

Wisconsin steers clear of diesel debate (AUDIO)

By Sean Ryan Builders nationwide are fighting a proposed California rule requiring reductions in diesel emissions from construction equipment. Industry groups fear California’s rule will set a standard for other […]

Aug 27, 2009

Next exit: A greener truck stop

Nathalie Weinstein Dolan Media Newswires Portland, OR — At Jubitz Travel Center in Northeast Portland, the air is thick with the smell of diesel and the low rumble of dozens […]

Aug 26, 2009

Associated General Contractors of America fuming about exhaust rules

Justin Carinci Dolan Media Newswires Portland, OR — New diesel emissions rules could hit California contractors starting next year, and a national contractors group wants to stop those rules from […]

Aug 6, 2009

EPA grant targets Minnesota diesel

Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — A $3 million federal stimulus grant is headed to Minnesota as part of an effort to reduce pollution from diesel-powered equipment. The U.S. […]


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