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

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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

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

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

‘EPA Is Going Too Far’ With New Greenhouse-Gas Rule, Rep. Graves Says

Office of Rep. Sam Graves

New regulations unveiled Aug. 16 calling on heavy-duty truck makers to reduce emissions is the latest example of the Obama administration’s extreme regulatory agenda, a senior House Republican told Transport Topics.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 17, 2016

EPA Offers $1 Million for Tribes to Clean Up Diesel Engines


The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the availability of up to $1 million in new grant money for tribal applicants to establish clean diesel projects.

June 16, 2016
Special Coverage, Government, Business

PrePass Plus Expands to Include All Fleets

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — PrePass Plus has been expanded to include all fleets, the service’s nonprofit partner Help Inc., announced March 29. The firm formally issued its announcement at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.

April 2, 2016
Government, Business

PrePass Expands Toll Bypass Program

PrePass' weigh station bypass technology is being expanded to become available to fleets of all sizes.

April 1, 2016

EPA Reaffirms Right to Regulate Trailers, Glider Kits in GHG Rule

John Sommers II for TT

Responding to criticism from trailer manufacturers and glider kit makers, the Environmental Protection Agency published a draft memorandum reaffirming the agency’s authority to regulate the two groups on carbon dioxide output and other greenhouse-gas emissions.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 21, 2016

Phase 2 GHG Emissions Regulation Documents Released


Summaries of private industry meetings with Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officials are among more than two dozen documents released by federal regulators related to a final Phase 2 heavy-duty truck greenhouse-gas emissions regulation.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 3, 2016