Proposed Expansion of the Non-Road Diesel Engine Emission Regulation (Bylaw 1161)

Posted by Rypos on Jun 10, 2021 12:30:00 PM

Metro Vancouver is proposing amendments to their Non-Road Diesel Engine Emission Regulation ByLaw in efforts to reduce harmful emissions from non-road diesel engines. 

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Tags: Regulation, Emissions, Diesel Particulate, Diesel, Bylaw 1161, Canada

Understanding Prop 1B: Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program

Posted by Rypos on Apr 22, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Proposition 1B, also known as the Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program, was approved in 2006 and has provided funding for projects that aim to reduce emissions. Prop 1B intends to reduce diesel air pollution from goods movement operations, which is broken down into two categories: heavy-duty trucks and transportation refrigeration units (TRU). 

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Tags: Emissions, Air Quality, Diesel, Environment, Prop 1B

EPA Announces Grants Totaling $46M to Help Reduce Emissions

Posted by Rypos on Feb 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new round of grant funding to support projects that reduce emissions from fleets of older diesel engines.

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Tags: Diesel, EPA, Grants

CARB Issues $130,000 in Fines to Eight Companies for Diesel Emissions Violations

Posted by Rypos on Sep 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced this week it recently issued more than $130,000 in fines to multiple companies for violations of the Truck and Bus Regulation.

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Tags: Compliance, CARB, Diesel

Dirty Diesel: Ships Are Some of the Worst Offenders

Posted by Rypos on Sep 11, 2019 12:30:00 PM
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Tags: Marine, Pollution, Diesel

International Standards to Reduce Emissions from Marine Diesel Engines and Their Fuels

Posted by Rypos on Aug 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) participates on the U.S. delegation to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is part of the United Nations. The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is a group of member states within IMO that works on maritime safety and security and the prevention of marine pollution. The resulting global standards are embodied in the International Convention on the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, a treaty called "MARPOL." In particular, MARPOL Annex VI defines engine and vessel requirements related to air pollution.

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Tags: Regulation, Marine, Diesel, EPA