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Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

House Advances Diesel-Reduction Program

Diesel fuel The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act looks to reduce older, diesel-powered trucks on the road, as well as facilitate the transition in the freight industry to newer equipment. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Legislation that would authorize a federal emissions reduction program and fund research and development for technologies across the environmental sector recently passed in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 29, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Green Energy Companies Partner to Proliferate Hydrogen Trucks

Hydrogen fuel pump A hydrogen fuel pump at an industry show. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

Green energy companies ReCarbon and HYZON Motors partnered July 23 in an effort to propel hydrogen-powered truck projects globally.

July 24, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Biden Touts Union Jobs in $2 Trillion Plan to Build Clean Energy

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the campaign event in Wilmington, Del., on July 14. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the campaign event in Wilmington, Del., on July 14. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

Joe Biden unveiled plans July 14 to spend $2 trillion galvanizing a clean energy economy, with ambitions to spur millions of union jobs building the wind turbines, sustainable homes and electric vehicles needed to rapidly throttle U.S. greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change.

July 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Williams CEO Says Its Gas Pipe Can Help Cuomo’s NY Green Goals

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by Peter Foley/Bloomberg News

A natural gas pipeline that has been held up by New York could help Gov. Andrew Cuomo meet his ambitious clean energy goals if he approves it, according to the developer behind the $1 billion project.

Stephen Cunningham | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Energy Efficiency Across Transportation Sector Focus of House Hearing

Energy Subcommittee Chairman Conor Lamb Energy Subcommittee Chairman Conor Lamb by Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

Congressional support for technologies that promote energy efficiency is key to reducing emissions across the transportation landscape, industry stakeholders told a House panel Sept. 18.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 19, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Biggest Battery System Inches N.Y. Toward 100% Green Energy Goal

The biggest battery system in New York is now storing electricity at a technology campus north of Albany to help stabilize the state’s power grid and reduce carbon emissions.

Christopher Martin | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2019
Government, Business

22 States Sue Trump Administration Over New Coal Rules

coal power plant with sunrise in background in Wyoming The Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyo., on July 27, 2018. (Associated Press/J. David Ake)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states sued the Trump administration Aug. 13 over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants, with California’s governor saying the president is trying to rescue an outdated industry.

Don Thompson and Adam Beam | Associated Press
August 13, 2019
Government, Technology, Fuel

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Says US Can Make Fossil Fuels Cleaner

Rick Perry U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry at an energy conference in Salt Lake City. (Rick Bowmer/Associated Press)

The Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing “draconian” regulations on oil, gas and coal, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said May 30.

Brady McCombs | Associated Press
May 30, 2019
Business, Fuel

Total S.A. Agrees to Buy Major Stake in Clean Energy

Clean Energy fueling station Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that French oil and gas company Total S.A. has become its largest stockholder and will underwrite a leasing program meant to accelerate the use of natural gas fuel in North American heavy-duty trucks.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 15, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

SoCal Ports Approve Aggressive Air Quality Rules for Moving Cargo

Truck at Port of Long Beach Port of Long Beach via YouTube

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced they have approved the 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update that sets out aggressive clean air strategies for moving cargo through the nation’s busiest container port complex — which is on pace for the busiest year ever.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 3, 2017