Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Trump Proposes Sweeping Rollback of Environmental Oversight

Environmental Regulation Pipelines run near oil storage tanks at the Enbridge Inc. Cushing storage terminal in Cushing, Okla. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump on Jan. 9 proposed rolling back enforcement of a landmark environmental law — reducing federal oversight of many major projects, from pipelines to commercial development — to speed the approval process.

Ellen Knickmeyer | Associated Press
January 9, 2020

Hepaco Acquires Trans Environmental

Hepaco, a provider of environmental and emergency response services, has acquired Trans Environmental, according to an Oct. 22 press release.

November 5, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

House Democratic Transportation Leader Blasts Trump’s Executive Order

Rep. Peter DeFazio Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump is consistently falling short on his promise to modernize the country’s intricate infrastructure network, said the top Democrat on the House transportation panel.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 16, 2017

Report Recommends Use of Natural Gas, Trailer Modifications to Meet Fuel Standards

Russ MacNeil for TT

Environmental regulators should develop a separate standard for natural gas vehicles when they implement the second phase of fuel-efficiency standards for heavy-duty trucks, according to a study released April 3 by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 3, 2014

California Asks EPA for Enforcement Approval of State’s Truck Greenhouse-Gas Regulation

California environmental regulators have asked the Environmental Protection Agency to grant the state permission to begin enforcing provisions of its heavy-duty greenhouse-gas regulation.

September 9, 2013
Government, Business

Senate Confirms Gina McCarthy as EPA Administrator

The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Obama’s nominees to lead the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Labor, news services reported.

July 22, 2013

Trucking Hails Obama’s Choice, Gina McCarthy, to Oversee EPA

President Obama has nominated Gina McCarthy, an expert on clean air regulations and no stranger to the trucking industry, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

March 11, 2013
Government, Business

Obama Names Choices for EPA, Energy

President Obama on Monday named Gina McCarthy as his choice to be the Environmental Protection Agency’s next administrator, and Ernest Moniz to be Energy Secretary.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
March 5, 2013

Oge to Retire From EPA’s Air Quality Office; ATA’s Graves Praises Her Work With Trucking

Margo Oge, a key player in the federal government’s push to decrease vehicle emissions and increase fuel efficiency, said she will retire at the end of this month.

September 10, 2012
Government, Business

EPA Air Regulatory Official Stepping Down

Margo Oge, the high-level official for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency who has spearheaded the agency’s efforts to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. transportation sector, is retiring from the agency where she worked for more than three decades.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 4, 2012