diesel trucks

New York Gets Tough on Smoking Diesel Trucks, Buses

Article: New York Gets Tough on Smoking Diesel Trucks, Buses

NEW YORK, New York, November 11, 2008 (ENS) – Diesel trucks spewing plumes of visible exhaust and idling too long in violation of New York air regulations are the targets of a new long-term enforcement strategy aimed at protecting public health. Under the plan, Department of Environmental Conservation personnel will carry out regular but unannounced…

Mayor Enacts Port of Los Angeles Clean Truck Program

Article: Mayor Enacts Port of Los Angeles Clean Truck Program

LOS ANGELES, California, June 26, 2008 (ENS) – Moving to take thousands of polluting trucks off the road, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today signed into law the Clean Truck Program, requiring all 16,000 diesel trucks at the Port of Los Angeles to meet some of the toughest environmental standards in the nation. The law…

Pittsburgh Diesel Trash Trucks Upgraded for Cleaner Air

Article: Pittsburgh Diesel Trash Trucks Upgraded for Cleaner Air

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, April 30, 2008 (ENS) – Trash trucks that don’t trash the air quality of the neighborhoods they serve soon will be traveling the streets of Pittsburgh. On Friday, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association received a $127,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that will be used for a pilot project to…