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CARB Study Points to Elevated Pollutants Inside School Buses

SACRAMENTO (November 2003) — A new $450,000 study for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) conducted by researchers at UCLA and UC Riverside, found that pollution levels and air quality…
  • Last modified on Friday, 11 May 2018 09:52

Minnesota's School Buses Will Run on Soybeans

MINNEAPOLIS -- A bill requiring diesel fuel sold in the state to contain a 2 percent blend of soy or vegetable oil became law without the governor's signature March 11,…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:52

EPA Wins Suit, 2007 Standards Stand

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A federal appeals court rejected attempts May 3 by some engine makers and fuel refiners to squelch the Environmental Protection Agency's 2007 emissions requirements for diesel trucks…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:58

School Bus Manufacturer Assails Anti-Diesel Report

LOS ANGELES -- The report on diesel emissions released by the Natural Resources Defense Council is fundamentally flawed, according to the manufacture of Green Diesel TechnologyT buses, International Truck and…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 April 2018 15:19

California Air Resources Board Reverses, Approves Green Diesel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Gray Davis approved a $50 million allocation plan to help solve the possible hazard that school bus emissions pose to children’s health. Diesel buses have…
  • Last modified on Friday, 11 May 2018 09:17

EPA Proposes New 2007 Diesel Engine and Fuel Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- With less than a month left in the Clinton Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency today announced a plan to combine cleaner diesel fuel and more stringent diesel…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:57

Do We Have an Obligation to Save Lives Outside the Bus?

The industry and the general public, through legislation, is trying desperately to install safety devices inside the bus that may save a portion of approximately 10 student lives per year,…
  • Last modified on Saturday, 02 June 2018 22:05

Engine Manufacturers Question Study of Diesel Emissions

CHICAGO -- The South Coast Air Quality Management District, a strong advocate of removing diesel-powered buses and trucks from California roads, is scheduled to release a critical report on toxic…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 23:01

Court Denies EPA Appeal to Tighten Emission Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. District Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. rejected the Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on ozone and particulate matter, meaning the impact of the agency's…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:55