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California Rules First in U.S. to Cut Diesel Truck Emissions

Article: California Rules First in U.S. to Cut Diesel Truck Emissions

SACRAMENTO, California, December 12, 2008 (ENS) – The California Air Resources Board today adopted two regulations aimed at cleaning up harmful emissions from the estimated one million heavy-duty diesel trucks that operate in California. The regulations are the first of their kind in the United States. Heavy-duty big rigs are the largest remaining source of…

Florida's Environment Agency Makes Do With Smaller Budget

Article: Florida's Environment Agency Makes Do With Smaller Budget

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, June 11, 2008 (ENS) – Governor Charlie Crist Wednesday signed into law a stripped down $66 billion budget that provides just $2 billion to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, DEP, to preserve and enhance the state’s land and water resources. Florida’s environmental programs have lost roughly one billion dollars per year over…