Tags: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

CalPortland receives EPA’s 2013 Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award

Mar 11, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded CalPortland Co. the 2013 Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. CalPortland’s accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, ...

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SNEAK PEEK: EPA may delay emissions rules for two years

Aug 01, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may give operations a reprieve with its proposed amendments to air quality rules that the agency set in 2010 to regulate cement manufacturing. EPA proposed in late June delaying implementation of the rules of the ...

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Uncharted Road Ahead?

Apr 01, 2012

Uncharted Road Ahead?

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com   A federal transportation bill in place will provide some stability, but spending levels and timing are critical.   Despite the Feb. 23 decision by ...

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Federal court rules against EPA in wetlands case, calling agency’s actions ‘illogical, impractical’

Mar 27, 2012

A federal court has ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saying the agency overstepped its authority by revoking a valid wetlands permit from a West Virginia mining operation. This is a victory for the industry associations that filed a ...

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EPA investigates Navistar regarding engine dating

Feb 16, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) alleges that thousands of Navistar Inc. engines sold as pre-2010 models were actually assembled during 2010 and are subject to fines up to $37,500 per violation for not conforming to 2010 emissions standards. Navistar disputes ...

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ARTBA: Withdrawing proposed ozone standards was ‘a breath of fresh air for transportation construction firms’

Sep 06, 2011

The Sept. 2 announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdrawing a proposal to prematurely tighten ozone standards was a welcome breath of fresh air for transportation construction firms and local communities across America.  If the agency had ...

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EPA awards $883K to Great Lakes Restoration Investments

Aug 23, 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a $607,000 grant to the Save the Dunes Conservation Fund Inc. and a $276,156 grant to the University of Notre Dame under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.  These investments are among 70 totaling ...

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Freighliner’s Zero Waste project wins WasteWise Award

Nov 08, 2010

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and its Zero Waste to Landfill program recently received the esteemed 2010 WasteWise Gold Achievement Award for Waste Reduction in the Workplace from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In October 2009, FCCC became the first ...

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U.S. EPA, DOT release greenhouse gas emissions standards

Oct 28, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) have released the first national standards to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve fuel efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and buses. This comprehensive national ...

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Luck Stone, EPA ‘clearing the air’

Oct 15, 2010

Luck Stone, EPA ‘clearing the air’

Luck Stone initiative with EPA, others means cleaner, greener power at four plants Funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Virginia Clean Cities and James Madison University will help launch the first construction repowering project in Virginia to reduce ...

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ARTBA cautions EPA against regulating coal ash as ‘hazarous waste’

Aug 31, 2010

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to regulate coal ash as a “hazardous waste” could make concrete more expensive and less durable, thus increasing the costs and environmental footprint of key transportation improvement projects, says Nick Goldstein, vice president of ...

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ARTBA tells EPA not to give California waiver on off-road diesel retrofitting proposal

Apr 15, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)  told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in April 14 testimony that it should not give the state of California a federal waiver that would allow a proposal to require the mandatory retrofitting of ...

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