Tagged: Environmental

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Diesel Conversion ‘Daunting’

The prospect of converting the nation’s trucking fleet from diesel to battery-electric power in order to meet carbon emissions reduction goals presents several major challenges, according to newly released research. The American Transportation Research Institute…

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California Tightening Diesel Rules

In addition to requiring cleaner-burning diesel engines next year, California Air Resources Board (CARB) has proposed tighter environmental regulations for the state’s drayage operators that would require all port truck drivers to drive zero-emissions vehicles…

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Sysco Orders 800 Electric Trucks

Sysco orders 800 electric trucks and plans to deploy up to 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors by 2026. Freightliner eCascadias along with refrigerated trailers will play a significant role in achieving its science-based climate goal to electrify 35% of its U.S. fleet by 2030.

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EPA Issues Emissions ‘Pre-Rule’

An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pre-rule issued Jan. 6 is the first formal step in an attempt by the agency to establish more stringent heavy-duty diesel truck emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and…

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Dillon Logistics Wins SmartWay Award

Dillon Logistics, a transporter of asphalt, chemical and dry bulk products, has been selected to receive the 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award for outstanding environmental efforts and leadership. Based in Burr Ridge, Ill., Dillon Logistics has…

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Concrete Often Relies On Fly Ash

Fly ash is a fine powder that is a byproduct of burning pulverized coal in electric generation power plants. Fly ash is a pozzolan, a substance containing aluminous and siliceous material that forms cement in…

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