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October 1, 2012

EPA certifies Cummins ISX15 engine

The engine, which is equipped with high-efficiency water, fuel and lube pump systems, meets both the EPA 2013 regulations — which require near-zero emissions of NOx — and the new greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014.


April 24, 2012

$20 million available from EPA for clean diesel projects

States, tribes, local governments, and non-profits are eligible to apply for these grants. Projects can reduce air pollution from older school buses, transit buses, heavy-duty diesel trucks, marine engines, locomotives and other diesel engines. The closing date for receipt of proposals is June 4, 2012.


August 9, 2011

Heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency standards unveiled

Under the new national program, buses and trucks built in 2014 through 2018 will reduce oil consumption by a projected 530 million barrels and greenhouse gas pollution by approximately 270 million metric tons. The standards are expected to yield an estimated $50 billion in net benefits over the life of model year 2014 to 2018 vehicles.


June 22, 2009

EPA releases clean energy guidebook

States spend about 10 percent of their operating budgets on energy bills, which can be greatly reduced by implementing well-designed energy management and greenhouse gas reduction programs.


February 27, 2009

EPA funds Manchester Transit air quality projects

Awarding $229,703 for installation of a combination of advanced pollution control and idle reduction technologies on 89 municipal vehicles. In addition, funds will be used to cover the incremental cost of biodiesel fuel for the entire fleet of city vehicles.


January 12, 2009

Cummins reaffirms EPA 2010 regulation readiness

Company will offer a range of engines from the 6.7 liter ISB to 15 liter ISX, delivering best-in-class fuel economy and performance while complying with the EPA’s newest and most stringent emissions standards.


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