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More Allegations Made in Repeal of Proposed Glider Kit Restrictions Under GHG Phase 2

Several members of Congress have asked the inspector general of the Environmental Protection Agency to look into allegations that there was improper contact between Volvo Group, the Truck & Engine Manufacturers Association, and the EPA regarding the agency’s regulation of glider kits under its Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 rules.

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Embattled Pruitt Resigns Post as EPA Administrator

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned amid accusations of ethics violations while in the position.

SoCalGas Helps Fleets Purchase Near-Zero Emissions Vehicles

SoCalGas customers have submitted more than 150 applications to the SCAQMD as part of the $21 million Prop 1B incentive pool. Owners whose applications are accepted will receive $100,000 towards the purchase of a new near-zero natural gas truck.

Colo. to Develop Low-Emission Vehicle Standards

With the governor's executive order, the State of Colorado may adopt California’s stricter low-emission vehicle standards.

NYC to Use Domestically Produced Renewable Diesel

New York City will begin using renewable diesel, a low-emission, 99% petroleum-free fuel, to power more than 1,000 city government vehicles, including many sanitation trucks.

CARB Proposes Longer Truck Aftertreatment System Warranties

The California Air Resources Board has announced a public hearing on a proposed rule change that would extend maintenance support for faulty emissions control systems in heavy-duty trucks.

CARB Fines Fleets for Hiring Trucks Not Meeting California Emissions Standards

The California Air Resources Board has fined Marten Logistics and Roadrunner Transportation Systems for failing to verify that trucks hired or dispatched were compliant with the state’s truck emissions regulations.

Commentary: Being Green Goes Beyond Low Emissions

Is being green just a matter of buying the latest trucks with hyper-compliant engines? Of spec’ing the latest in aerodynamics? It’s both, of course – and much more besides says Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

Senators, Former EPA Chiefs Urge Agency to Drop Glider Reg Repeal

Two Democratic senators who oversee environmental issues sent a letter on March 12 to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to reverse his November 2017 proposal to repeal air emission standards for glider kits.

Zero Emissions Vehicles Can Still Impact the Environment

When people speak of zero-emissions vehicles, they are really referring to tailpipe emissions. But what about upstream emissions from power plants, especially those that burn coal?