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Government, Business

PrePass Provider Launches Inspection Data Analytics Tool

Help Inc.

Help Inc., provider of the PrePass weigh-station bypass service, has launched InfoRM, a business intelligence tool designed to help fleets better understand their safety data and improve bypass rates.

April 28, 2017
Government, Business

PrePass Expands Further Into Texas

PrePass transponders now can pay tolls at facilities run by the Texas Department of Transportation, North Texas Tollway Authority and the Harrison County Toll Road Authority, Help Inc. announced.

March 21, 2017
Government

Groups Ask EPA to Maintain Funding for Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants

Several transportation organizations have asked Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to continue Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding in EPA’s fiscal 2018 budget.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 13, 2017
Government

Transportation Groups Ask EPA to Preserve Diesel Emissions Funding

US EPA

Several transportation trade groups have asked Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to continue Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding in EPA’s fiscal-year 2018 budget.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 8, 2017
Government, Business

Truck Drivers Can Pay Tolls in Texas With PrePass

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Help Inc. announced that its PrePass transponders can now pay tolls at facilities run by the Texas Department of Transportation, North Texas Tollway Authority and the Harrison County Toll Road Authority.

February 24, 2017
Government

Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg News

Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general, was confirmed by the Senate on Feb. 17 to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

February 17, 2017
Government

EPA Plans Proposal for Reducing NOx Emissions by 2024

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The Environmental Protection Agency said Dec. 20 that it is beginning work on a proposed rule that would set new standards to reduce oxides of nitrogen for heavy-duty engines beginning model year 2024, the same year a provision kicks in for the agency’s heavy-duty Phase 2 greenhouse-gas program.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 20, 2016
Government

Oklahoma’s Scott Pruitt Is Trump’s Pick to Lead Environmental Agency

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

President-elect Donald Trump is tapping Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, he announced Dec. 8, placing a chief opponent of the Obama administration’s climate agenda in charge of implementing the nation’s environmental laws.

December 8, 2016
Government, Business

Trucking Adds 1,100 Jobs in November, Department of Labor Reports

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For-hire trucking gained 1,100 jobs in November, while overall payrolls increased by 178,000, the Labor Department reported Dec. 2.

December 2, 2016
Government

Trump Will Not Eliminate GHG Efforts, EPA’s McCarthy Says as Term Nears End

Environmental Protection Agency

In one of her last public speeches as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy said grass-roots demand for clean air, energy and water will continue to allow the agency to make progress protecting the environment, even in the face of anticipated challenges when Donald Trump becomes president.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 28, 2016

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