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U.S. Public Transit Adopts Clean Diesel Technology Faster Than National Average

Advancements in new clean diesel technology that has resulted in a transit buses with near-zero emissions are being adopted by U.S. transit officials at a faster pace than other large vehicle sectors.
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Energy Department Announces $13.4 Million to Develop Advanced Biofuels, Bioproducts

The Energy Department announced up to $13.4 million for five projects to develop advanced biofuels and bioproducts that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from biomass
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Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Reaches Key Milestone

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' draft integrated feasibility report and environmental impact statement released with 52-foot depth recommendation.
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EPA Honors Freight Carriers For Superior Supply Chain Efficiency

The EPA is honoring 44 top truck and multi-modal carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its 2014 SmartWay Excellence Awards.
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GSA to Test Commercial Car Sharing as New Federal Fleet Solution

Following the lead of popular low-cost commercial car-sharing ventures, GSA is actively pursuing similar initiatives to help federal agencies reduce costs, improve efficiency and optimize vehicle use.
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Corps of Engineers, Port of Seattle Sign Harbor Deepening Cost-Sharing Agreement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port of Seattle signed an agreement moving forward with a $3 million cost-shared feasibility study to investigate potential Port deepening alternatives.
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EPA’s SmartWay Honors Green Freight Industry Leaders

Menlo Logistics, Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, and ShipCarsNow are a few of the winners chosen for the EPA SmartWay Excellence Awards.
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EPA Announces Grant Opportunities to Reduce Diesel Emissions at Ports

EPA announced the availability of up to $5 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports located in areas of poor air quality.
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First U.S. Partnership to Bring CNG to Customers in Advance of Pipeline Extension

For the first time in the nation, a local natural gas distribution company (LDC) and a “virtual pipeline” provider have partnered to provide CNG to new customers -- in advance of a pipeline extension.
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Sea-Tac Airport First in North America Certified to Reduce Carbon Emissions

The Port of Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport are celebrating a number one ranking for reducing its carbon footprint.
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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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