Tag: emission

  • Sen. Carper Introduces Bill to Fight Diesel Emissions

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    Sen. Tom Carper led his colleagues in introducing bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize through fiscal 2024 the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act. The program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, relies on federal grants and rebates. The funding is used to help finance the voluntary replacement or installation of retrofits on existing heavy-duty diesel vehicles […]

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  • Electric Busses; Avoiding the Need of Oil

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    The global fleet of electric buses is already helping cities avoiding the purchase of 279,000 barrels of oil per day, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance¬†(BNEF). Diesel buses consume an extraordinary amount of fuel compared to a passenger vehicle.¬†Bloomberg noted that “For every 1,000 battery-powered buses on the road, about 500 barrels a day of […]

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