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Greening of the Fleet: EPA reduces heavy truck, off-road equipment emissions by 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

Apr 22, 2013

Greening of the Fleet: EPA reduces heavy truck, off-road equipment emissions by 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

In honor of Earth Day, our sister site, Equipment World, developed an infographic that examines the effectiveness of the EPA’s emissions regulations since 1996. Click the image above to view the full infographic.

Mission Valley Rock plant reduces energy costs by 12 percent

Apr 09, 2013

Mission Valley Rock plant reduces energy costs by 12 percent

Lehigh Hanson’s Mission Valley Rock plant in Sunol, California, reduced it energy intensity by 12.2 percent in one year, achieving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star Challenge for Industry. As a result of the accomplishment, the plant also reduced ...

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EPA issues final vessel general permit

Apr 02, 2013

EPA issues final vessel general permit

The United States Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a final vessel general permit. It will replace the 2008 vessel general permit due to expire December 19. The permit regulates discharges from commercial vessels in an effort to protect the nation’s ...

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State and Province News February 2013

Feb 01, 2013

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     Alabama Two state legislators gave their support to the Gurley Town Council, saying they would do all they ...

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Sand and gravel operator pays $150K fine for storm water violations

Jan 01, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported that CSG Holdings, Inc. paid $150,000 to resolve EPA claims that it allowed polluted storm water and process water from its Columbia, N.H., facility to flow into nearby waters, violating Clean Water Act ...

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Lehigh Hanson facilities take ENERGY STAR challenge

Dec 20, 2012

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced that 11 of its aggregates production facilities across the country are taking another positive step toward improving energy efficiency and protecting the environment by participating in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR Challenge.The ENERGY STAR Challenge calls ...

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Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

Sep 01, 2012

Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com   The EPA proposes to delay air-quality rules on portland cement for two years, which just might give the industry more time to recover ...

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NSSGA supports EPA’s plan to keep current coarse particulate standard

Jun 18, 2012

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is voicing support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposal to retain the current coarse ambient air quality particulate standard. “If the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were to proceed with reducing the ...

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State and Province News May 2012

May 01, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   Arkansas The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department selected the winning bids on $92.3 million in road projects, including ...

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Treading Water

May 01, 2012

Treading Water

Another short-term extension of the highway bill prevented a shutdown, but the lack of long-term funding continues to undermine the construction industry. By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor Just two days before the latest extension of the current highway bill ...

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2013 GM 2500HDs bi-fuel

Mar 07, 2012

2013 GM 2500HDs bi-fuel

Chevrolet and GMC today announced details of General Motors’ bi-fuel 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 HD extended cab pickup trucks at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN. The vehicles include a compressed natural gas (CNG) capable Vortec ...

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Ram intros 2500 CNG pickup truck

Mar 07, 2012

Ram intros 2500 CNG pickup truck

Ram brand president Fred Diaz says there was "a lot of head-scratching" when his company announced it was separating the Ram truck line from the iconic Dodge car line. But two years later, he says that decision has been vindicated. At ...

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