Minnesota Moves to Crack Down on Catalytic Converter Thefts
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Senate voted March 2 to make it harder for thieves to sell stolen catalytic converters, a crime that has skyrocketed across the country in recent years.
Senators Introduce Catalytic Converter Theft Bill
Legislation aimed at reducing the theft of catalytic converters was introduced in the U.S. Senate this month.
Senate Bill Targets Catalytic Converters
Legislation targeting the theft and trafficking of catalytic converters was recently introduced in the U.S. Senate.
DEF Pump Price Holds at $2.79 a Gallon
The retail price of diesel exhaust fluid at U.S. truck stops held at $2.79 a gallon in January from the previous month, Integer Research Ltd. reported.February 7, 2013
Navistar’s Decision to Add SCR Sparks Questions From Analysts
Navistar International Corp.’s new plan to meet federal emissions standards by adding an engine technology it previously disparaged is raising a wide range of questions, according to industry analysts.July 16, 2012
Judge Dismisses Navistar’s SCR Lawsuit
A federal judge rejected a request by Navistar Inc. to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to recall all 2010 trucks with selective catalytic reduction engines.January 20, 2012
EPA Asks Court to Dismiss Navistar’s SCR Lawsuit
The Environmental Protection Agency has filed a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by Navistar Inc., rejecting the engine maker’s claims that the agency must test selective catalytic reduction technology engines with the SCR system turned off, running without diesel exhaust fluid, and running with water instead of diesel exhaust fluid.
EPA Urges Better Monitoring of SCR Emission Systems
The Environmental Protection Agency last week updated its guidance for certification of heavy-duty truck engines using selective catalytic reduction to reduce emissions, rejecting claims made last year by truck maker Navistar Inc. that the technology can be easily defeated.June 13, 2011