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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

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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

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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
Government

EPA Head Says Agency's Mission Will Endure in the Trump Administration

Photo via @GinaEPA on Twitter

In one of her final public speeches before leaving her post as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy said that 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 challenges when Donald Trump becomes president.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 21, 2016
Government

EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Discuss Obama’s Environmental Legacy

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The Obama administration’s record on environmental and public health will be the focus of EPA chief Gina McCarthy's talk at the National Press Club on Nov. 21.

November 18, 2016
Government

EPA Designates Eco-Friendly Mud Flaps

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A new aerodynamic mud flap has garnered eco-friendly status by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

October 28, 2016
Special Coverage, Government, Business

PrePass Provider Introduces Safety Data Analytics Tool

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LAS VEGAS — Help Inc., provider of the PrePass weigh-station bypass program, introduced a business intelligence tool to help fleets analyze their safety data.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 1, 2016

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