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Volkswagen Scandal Puts Regulators on High Alert

James M. Amend | WardsAuto
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NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind says Volkswagen’s emissions scandal further erodes an essential element of trust between the U.S. regulator and automakers, underscoring a new protocol where government agencies must be more proactive and question every bit of information the industry provides regarding safety, fuel economy and emissions.

The Sustainability Impacts of Fuel: Understanding the Impacts of Transportation Fuel for Trucking in North America

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A new report from BSR's Future of Fuels incorporates hundreds of comments and discussions from several forums to present a roadmap on how to transition to low-carbon, sustainable fuels—of crucial importance to addressing the urgent challenge of a changing climate.

Enactus Students Create Fuel From Waste

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Refuse or fuel, what do you see?

An Enactus team in Zimbabwe saw a way to melt plastic and create diesel fuel as a byproduct. So far, 12 women have worked to convert over 3 tons of waste. Just 35 kg of plastic translates to 24 liters of liquid fuel and 7 kg of wax. Find out more about Enactus and this innovative solution at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/refuse-fuel-see/.

Two New Sustainable Transportation Case Studies Released

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September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Leonardo Academy has released two new case studies highlighting the benefits of replacing diesel-fueled trucks with trucks that run on compressed natural gas (CNG). These case studies list real-world reductions in pollutants that will be achieved by removing older diesel trucks from America’s roadways.

Leonardo Academy Helps Midwest Schoolchildren Breathe Clean Air

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Madison, Wis., August 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Leonardo Academy was awarded a grant from the US EPA under the Diesel Emissions Reduction National Program and assisted three school-bus companies and one metropolitan transit authority in retrofitting several buses with filters to reduce harmful emissions. Although school buses are one of the safest means of transporting children to and from school, emissions from diesel-powered school buses constitute a serious health risk.

Ram to Build Industry's Only Light-duty Diesel Pickup

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  • 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel to deliver best-in-class fuel economy, a title already owned by the 2013 Ram 1500
  • Clean diesel features low CO2 emissions and impressive V-6 capability
  • Diesel engines praised for outstanding range and torque
  • Ram first to market with game-changing technologies
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  • 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel to deliver best-in-class fuel economy, a title already owned by the 2013 Ram 1500
  • Clean diesel features low CO2 emissions and impressive V-6 capability
  • Diesel engines praised for outstanding range and torque
  • Ram first to market with game-changing technologies

Fun and Pump-Practical: Chevy Debuts Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

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Chevrolet is offering a 2.0L turbo-diesel version of its hottest-selling sedan, the Cruze, for the 2014 model year. It will be the cleanest diesel passenger car engine ever produced by General Motors.

Leonardo Academy and Farmland Management Services Collaborate to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

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(3BL Media) Madison, WI - September 18, 2012 - Leonardo Academy facilitated efforts to reduce emissions from several Farmland Management Services (FMS) cranberry farms in Wisconsin through a grant provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program.

Leonardo Academy Promotes Green Construction with Clean Diesel Projects

EPA grant helps to reduce emissions among four Wisconsin construction companies.
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(3BL Media) Madison, WI - May 9, 2012 - The construction sector is a significant contributor to the two primary pollutants in diesel exhaust that affect human health: nitrogen oxide (NOx) and particulate matter (PM), creating 32 percent of all mobile source NOx emissions and 37 percent of PM emissions. While stringent new emissions standards have significantly reduced emissions from new non-road equipment starting in 2008, much of the equipment in the current non-road diesel fleets will continue to operate for many years to come.

The Leonardo Academy in Madison, WI Recently Selected to Receive DERA Funding for New Clean Diesel Projects.

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The Leonardo Academy in Madison, WI, along with the state Department of Natural Resources, the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee, have recently been selected to receive DERA funding for new clean diesel projects.

This unique program is called the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act and it was created to improve America's air quality by upgrading and modernizing older diesel engines and equipment through engine replacements and the application of new exhaust emissions filters and catalysts.

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The Leonardo Academy in Madison, WI, along with the state Department of Natural Resources, the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee, have recently been selected to receive DERA funding for new clean diesel projects.

This unique program is called the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act and it was created to improve America's air quality by upgrading and modernizing older diesel engines and equipment through engine replacements and the application of new exhaust emissions filters and catalysts.

Read the original article here...

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